HSHS Hospitals Healthy Hearts Event

Saturday, February 28 from 11 am to 2 pm

HSHS Hospitals Healthy Hearts event takes place in Center Court on Saturday, February 18 from 11 am to 2 pm.  Heart health information will be presented by HSHS Southern Division Hospitals, HSHS Home Care/Hospice Southern Illinois, Prairie Heart Institute, and Athletes Advantage.  The event will feature special presentations by a Prairie Heart Institute cardiologist and Sonya Jones, a finalist from the NBC show "The Biggest Loser."

The Healthy Hearts event will also offer free glucose, cholesterol (requires fasting), blood pressure, and height, weight and body fat screenings, and nutrition information.  Additional event features include hands-on CPR information and demonstrations, employment information for HSHS Southern Illinois Hospitals, information about HSHS Home Care/Hospice and HSHS Medical Group, and the latest information about St. Elizabeth's Replacement hospital.

The schedule of activities is as follows:

11 am-12 pm: Free health screenings open; education and information tables

12-12:15 pm: Prairie Heart Institute Cardiologist presentation

12:15-12:30 pm: Start living "Heart Healthy" presentation by Sonya Jones

12:30-2 pm: Free health screenings open; education and information tables.

For more information, visit St. Elizabeth's website at www.steliz.org/calendar.