Meridian Health To Host Free Healthy Heart Screenings In February

Contact:Elizabeth Dobis

Meridian Health To Host Free Healthy Heart Screenings In February

Celebrate American Heart Month this February by participating in one of Meridian Health's Saturday healthy heart screenings

Show your heart some love and celebrate American Heart Month at one of Meridian Health's hospitals, with special free health screenings to get you started on the road to a healthier you.

Screenings will take place at each of Meridian's Hospitals:

February 7, at Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Brennan Rooms 104 and 105

February 21, at Ocean Medical Center in the Community Room

February 28, at Riverview Medical Center in the Blaisdell Lobby

Each screening event will run from 9:00 a.m. until 12 noon.

Screenings will include free blood pressure, cholesterol, body composition, and bone density. A more thorough heart risk assessment will be conducted and will include apical pulse rate and rhythm, a 10 year heart disease risk assessment, stroke risk assessment, diabetes risk assessment and depression risk assessment.

Please call 1-800-DOCTORS to register for any one of these free events. Check throughout the month of February for heart-healthy tips and recipes.

Meridian Health is a family of not-for-profit health care organizations comprising Jersey Shore University Medical Center and K. Hovnanian Children's Hospital in Neptune, Ocean Medical Center in Brick, Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank, and Meridian Partner Companies that include home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers, ambulatory care, ambulance services, and occupational health centers located throughout Monmouth and Ocean counties.