As February is Heart Month, The Hospitals of Providence want to help El Pasoans stay Heart Healthy through prevention, education and treatment.
“No matter your age, Heart Health matters and the entire community is encouraged to take advantage of the Free Heart Health Screening event,” Hospital of Providence officials shared.
Heart Screening will include blood pressure, cholesterol, glucose and body mass index BMI screening. Fasting is encouraged for accurate results.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), heart disease is the #1 leading cause of death in the United States.
“An important part of lowering your risk for Heart Disease is managing your healthy behaviors and risk factors, such as exercise, diet, smoking, BMI, blood pressure, cholesterol and blood glucose levels. A heart screening is an important first step in preventing heart disease,” hospital officials added.
WHAT: The Hospitals of Providence Free Heart Health Screening event
WHERE: The Hospitals of Providence Imaging Center East | 2400 Trawood
WHEN: 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 pm. Saturday, February 8, 2020