JEFFERSON CITY, MO-Throughout the month of February, Capital Region Medical Center is hosting several heart healthy events for National Heart Month.
Heart Health Screenings will be held on Feb. 6 and 21 from 6:30 to 8:30 a.m. at the Corporate & Community Health Office, located at Capital Region’s Southwest Campus. The screening includes a comprehensive metabolic panel (CMP) and lipid profile for a special price of $20 (regularly $40). A 12-hour fast is required, but water and black coffee are encouraged. No registration is required for this screening.
The Heart-to-Heart Support Group is hosting a luncheon for cardiac and pulmonary patients and their caregivers. The luncheon will be held on Thursday, Feb. 15 from 11:30 to 12:30 p.m. in the Tunnell/Wherritt Community Conference Center at Capital Region. Community Benefits Coordinator, Betty Berendzen, RN, will present on “The Heart: Preventive Care for Me and My Family”. Lunch is sponsored by The Partners Auxiliary, and registration is required by Feb. 9 to attend.
Heart Risk Assessments will be provided on Saturday, Feb. 10 from 7:00 to 10:00 a.m. in the Cardiac Rehab area at the Sam B. Cook Healthplex. The assessment costs $25 and includes CMP & lipid profile, EKG, weight, body composition, BMI and blood pressure. A 12-hour fast is required, but water and black coffee are encouraged. Registration is not required, but is encouraged for the assessment.
To register for the Heart-to-Heart Support Group Luncheon or the Heart Risk Assessment, call 573-632-5593 or visit www.crmc.org/events and click on the respective link.
About Capital Region Medical Center
Capital Region Medical Center, located in Jefferson City, Mo. is an affiliate hospital of University of Missouri Health Care, and encompasses a full service hospital, a comprehensive cancer program at Goldschmidt Cancer Center and an expansive clinic system covering eight counties. Within the hospital, the Inpatient Rehabilitation Center is one of the few accredited hospital-based rehabilitation centers in the state. From prenatal and obstetric care to orthopaedic and cardiovascular services, Capital Region provides innovative health care, advancing its mission to improve the health and wellness of the people and communities it serves. For more information, visit www.crmc.org.