A partnership between the Kroger Company and the OSU College of Pharmacy has been created “to serve the community by expanding the level of pharmaceutical care to the community”. Wellness Screening clinics are now held every Friday afternoon between 3 and 7 p.m. at selected Kroger pharmacies in Columbus, Ohio. OSU pharmacy students will provide, free of charge, blood pressure screening, glucose screening for diabetes and BMI (body mass index) calculations. Kroger pharmacies that provide the Wellness Screening clinics include:
2000 E. Main St.
Columbus, Ohio 43205
Short North Kroger
1350 North High St.
3353 Cleveland Ave.
Columbus, Ohio 43224
For more information on blood pressure and heart disease visit the American Heart Association web site
For more information on glucose and diabetes visit the American Diabetes Association web site
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