Blood Pressure Kits Available to Check Out

Self-measured blood pressure monitoring kits are now available for checkout at the Niobrara County Library, thanks to a partnership with the University of Wyoming’s Wyoming Center on Aging (WyCOA) and the Wyoming Department of Health’s Chronic Disease Prevention Program. The kits, available in both English and Spanish, include an automated home blood pressure cuff; blood pressure logbooks; educational materials from the American Heart Association; information on what blood pressure is; and ideas for healthy lifestyle changes. The kits also include a resource directory of local community-based organizations and referral resources to the Cent$ible Nutrition Program and the Healthy U chronic disease self-management program. Stop by the library for more information.