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23/10/2021

Health checks for Travellers

Members of Kilkenny’s Travelling Community are to be offered free blood pressure checks as part of a nationwide campaign by the Irish Heart Foundation.

Members of Kilkenny’s Travelling Community are to be offered free blood pressure checks as part of a nationwide campaign by the Irish Heart Foundation.

The All Ireland Traveller Health Study showed the majority of deaths among Travellers can be attributed to heart disease and stroke – at much younger ages compared to the general population.

For more information, or to find out about a free blood pressure check near you, see www.irishheart.ie or call the 1890-432787.

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