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March 10 - Kidney Awareness

The National Kidney Foundation of Illinois (NKFI) and KidneyMobile® are kicking off the season and celebrating the special day with a notable and educational event at Oak Forest Hospital of Cook County (15900 South Cicero Avenue, Oak Forest). On Thursday, March 11 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. participants will enjoy free, comprehensive screenings for high blood pressure, diabetes and chronic kidney disease, as well as healthy eating and exercise demonstrations. The guest list is sure to bring all of Chicago's finest in celebration of this important day, in addition to a plethora of county legislators, Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White will be in attendance for support of National Kidney Month. More details are available at or

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