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MEDIA ADVISORY - PORT AUTHORITY S ITS CUSTOMERS! PA PARTNERS WITH AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION AND AREA HOSPITALS TO PROVIDE FREE BLOOD-PRESSURE SCREENINGS, HEART DISEASE AND STROKE INFORMATION ON VALENTINE’S DAY

Date: Feb 13, 2008
Press Release Number: 10-2008

The Port Authority will host representatives from the American Heart Association and its member hospitals on Valentine’s Day, Thursday, February 14, to provide free blood-pressure screenings and information for air travelers at the Port Authority’s airports.

Free screenings will be available to travelers at the following locations and times:


In addition, American Heart Association staff will be available to provide information on heart disease and stroke at LaGuardia Airport from 7 to 10 a.m. in the Central Terminal Building adjacent to the west food court near the American Airlines counters, and at John F. Kennedy International Airport from 4 to 7 p.m. at Terminal 4 in the Arrivals Hall near the information counter. Free screenings will be available for customers at LaGuardia and Kennedy later this month.

Media are invited to cover the screenings.



Contact:

Candace McAdams
Pasquale DiFulco
Port Authority
212 435-7777

Mark Hurley
American Heart Association
212 878-5932
917 445-0207