Ascension’s St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, Connecticut, was awarded the state’s Hospital Community Service Award for its participation in the Know Your Numbers program.

St. Vincent’s partners with Bridgeport Hospital to provide free health screenings to underserved populations through the program.

“St. Vincent’s is honored to be acknowledged for the Know Your Numbers program,” said Dawn Rudolph, President and CEO, St. Vincent’s Medical Center. “I am proud of our partnership and hope this collaboration of hospitals, community agencies and college students can serve as an example for other communities.”

Know Your Numbers educates residents about healthy blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar levels. More than 2,500 individual screenings have been provided since the program began in 2014.

Read coverage of the award here.