Take Charge!

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dcp_1948.jpgAt a time of increasing medical costs, keeping a watchful eye over our health is becoming more and more important.  St. Mary's Regional Medical Center's Take Charge! Community Health Risk Screening Program helps identify health risks and promote healthy lifestyles for individuals and businesses in central and southern Maine.  Since the program's inception in 2002, Take Charge! has screened over 6,000 people!  Androscoggin County has an unusually high rate of residents who have high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and heart disease.  The Maine Bureau of Health Statistics clearly illustrate the need for a comprehensive health screening program in the Lewiston/Auburn region: