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Healthy Heart Day scheduled at ECH

Elizabethtown Community Hospital

Elizabethtown Community Hospital

— Elizabethtown Community Hospital Auxiliary will be hosting its annual Healthy Heart Day on Tuesday, Feb. 26 from 4 to 6 p.m.

This event offers community members the opportunity to take part in a free heart health screening. Participants are able to have a blood pressure check, glucose level testing and cholesterol level check. They will learn easy exercise tips, sample and take home heart-healthy recipes, get important health information, view various exhibits and talk with professionals about taking care of their heart.

According to Dr. Rob DeMuro, ensuring heart health is one of the most important things anyone can do.

“There are many conditions that lead to heart disease, including high blood pressure and high cholesterol,” he said. “If detected early the conditions are often treatable, lessening the likelihood that heart disease will develop later on. This free screening provides the perfect opportunity to do just that.”

Call the hospital for questions or additional information about the event at 873-3003.

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