​​​Free Heart Health Community Events

february 2015 ssm health st. mary's heart events
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February 6     National Wear Red Day

​Learn more about National Wear Red for Women Day. 

February 9-13:   Discounted Cardiovascular Screening

When: by appointment, call 573-582-8001
Where: Jordan-Waters Heart Center at St. Mary's Hospital - Audrain
What: For $100, learn your heart health risks. The appointment includes:

  • Blood Test - Assesses cholesterol, glucose, lipid levels. High cholesterol can be an early indicator of heart disease.  (Requires 12 hours of fasting). 
  • Stroke/Carotid Artery Screening - Ultrasound evaluation of carotid arteries that screens for the build- up of fatty plaque –the leading cause of strokes.
  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm ScreeningUltrasound is used to screen for the presence of an aneurysm in the abdominal aorta that could lead to a ruptured aortic artery
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening Evaluates for peripheral arterial disease (plaque build-up) in the legs.  It is 4-5 times more likely that you will die from heart disease if you have  peripheral arterial disease. 

​​This screening tool will assist in identifying risk  that may develop future disease of life threatening health problems. Your results will be mailed to you within 7-10 days. Please provide your physician with a copy of results.

February 9:  "Listen to Your Heart" by Kimie Bax, RN

When: 10 am
Where: St. Mary's Hospital - Jefferson City in Conference Room A

February 9:  Cardiac Nutrition Class by Denise Coots, RD/LD

When: Noon
Where: St. Mary's Hospital - Jefferson City​ in Conference Room d


February 10:  Chair Yoga Class by Megan Antoninka, Trainer

When: 10:30 am
Where: St. Mary's Hospital - Jefferson City in Conference Room A​​


February 10:  Mended Hearts Luncheon

When: 11 am
Where: St. Mary's Hospital - Jefferson City​ in Conference Room A


February 10:  Cardiac Bingo with Prizes by Bethany Brandt, RN

When: 1 pm
Where: St. Mary's Hospital - Jefferson City​ in Conference Room A


February 11:  Mini Muffin Contest

When: 6 am - 3 pm
Where: St. Mary's Hospital - Jefferson City​ in the gym


February 11: Chair Yoga Class by Megan Antoninka, Trainer

When: 9:30 am
Where: St. Mary's Hospital - Jefferson City​ in Conference Room A


February 11:   Free Heart Screening

When: 7 am - 9 am & 11 am - 1 pm
Where:St. Mary's Hospital - Audrain outside the cafeteria  
What: ​Free BMI, blood pressure and sleep screenings plus smoking cessation information


​February 12: "Exercise & Heart Disease" by Dr. Walter Coats, Cardiologist

When: 11 am
Where: St. Mary's Hospital - Jefferson City​ in Conference Room A


February 12: Cardiac Bingo with Prizes by Bethany Brandt, RN

When: 1 pm
Where: St. Mary's Hospital - Jefferson City​ in Conference Room A


February 13: "How to Live With Heart Failure" by Kate Smith, RN

When: 1 pm​​
Where: St. Mary's Hospital - Jefferson City​ 
More information: 573-681-6199​


February 18:   Demonstrations: Hands-only CPR and pedometer maximization

When: 11 am - 1 pm
Where: St. Mary's Hospital - Audrain outside the cafeteria  

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    Please verify the following before proceeding:
    • I am age 35 or older.
    • I am NOT experiencing any issues, such as a lump, nipple discharge or other changes.
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