BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – A local hospital and grocery store are teaming up to provide free health checks over the coming months. Nursing staff from Baton Rouge General clinics will be available at separate Rouses locations.

BRG says that as part of these events, individuals will be able to get these health checks:

  • Glucose testing
  • Blood pressure
  • Body mass index checks

Baton Rouge General is providing information about the events including the dates and locations below:

Saturday, Jan. 21: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • Arlington Place Rouses Market near LSU (600 Arlington Creek Centre Blvd. in Baton Rouge)

Friday, March 3: 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.

  • Juban Crossing Rouses Market (10130 Crossing Way, Suite 300 in Denham Springs)

These will be the first health checks at a Rouses Supermarket since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.

If you are interested, you will also be able to receive “nutrition tips and healthy recipes,” according to Baton Rouge General. Also, be on the lookout for information about the BRG Grocery Store Tours.

No matter how old you are, just show up and you can take part in this free event.