February is American Heart Month

Throughout the month of February, Evangelical Community Hospital will be offering screenings and educational programs to promote healthy hearts.

 

Blood Pressure Screenings

Friday, February 3 10 am–noon Mifflinburg Bank and Trust, Fairground Road, Lewisburg

Thursday, February 16 10 am–1 pm Mifflinburg Weis Markets

Tuesday, February 28 10 am–noon Milton YMCA

Mondays, 9 am-noon Wednesdays, noon–4 pm Fridays, 9 am–noon and 1–3 pm Community Health and Wellness Center, Lewisburg

Cost:  Free

Registration not required

 

Heart Screens

Screenings include: lipid panel (good, bad, and total cholesterol levels, triglycerides), blood pressure, body composition, blood glucose, cardiac risk assessment, blood oxygen saturation, and stroke assessments. Results will be reviewed by a physician and mailed to you. A 12-hour fast is required prior to your appointment.

Friday, February 10

Friday, February 24

7–10 am

Community Health and Wellness Center, Lewisburg

Cost:  Free

To register, please call Community Health and Wellness 570-768-3200

 

Diabetes Education

This month’s topic: Avoiding diabetes complications

Friday, February 15

3–4 pm

West Branch Medical Center, Lewisburg

Cost: Free

To register, please call Community Health and Wellness 570-768-3200

 

Heart Smart Living

Evangelical Community Hospital and Weis Markets are hosting a heart healthy workshop to discuss label reading, cooking and shopping strategies, natural remedies for heart disease, medication management, and cardiac prevention tips.

Friday, February 15

6–7:30 pm

Weis Markets Café, Lewisburg

Cost: Free

Registration is limited. Call 570-863-2837 to register.

 

Senior Strong

Exercise for heart health with Meghan Mercaldo, Cardiac Rehab Exercise Specialist.

Friday, February 17

10 am

Community Health and Wellness Center, Lewisburg

Cost: Free

To register, please call Community Health and Wellness 570-768-3200

 

Talk with the Doc

A panel of experts will lead a discussion focused on heart heath.

Presented by: Petra Lynch, MD; Todd Stefan, MD, FACS, RVPI; Vicki Krebs, RN; Christina O’Rourke, RDN, LDN

Wednesday, February 22

6:30 pm

Complimentary meal: 5:30 pm

Apple ABC Conference Rooms, Evangelical Community Hospital

Cost: Free

Registration required. Register Online  or call 570-768-3200

 

Comprehensive Blood Screen

Get important details about your health, giving you and your physicians the power to plan ahead.

Tuesday, February 28

7–10 am

Community Health and Wellness Center, Lewisburg

Cost: $40

To register, please call Community Health and Wellness 570-768-3200

 

Why Weight

Why Weight is a six-week weight management program led by a certified health coach and registered dietitian.

Wednesdays, March 1–April 5

6–7:15 pm

Community Health and Wellness Center, Lewisburg

Cost: $60 six week session

Registration required. Register online or call 570-768-3200

 

 

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