NKF Offers Free Health Screening

Sidney the Kidney (© National Kidney Foundation)
Sidney the Kidney (© National Kidney Foundation)

The National Kidney Foundation on March 13 will host a free health screening event in the Greater New York City area in recognition of World Kidney Day.

The event, which is open to anyone older than 18 years, will be held at Grand Central Terminal's Vanderbilt Hall from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., and will provide attendees with free educational resources on kidney disease.

On-site clinicians will be conducting the NKF's Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP) screening, which includes a health risk survey, BMI measurement, blood pressure check, and consultation.

March is also National Kidney Month in the U.S.

The NKF encourages patients and health advisors to get involved.


  1. World Kidney Day is Thursday March 13. http://www.kidney.org/site/107/wkm2014.cfm
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