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Join The Medical Center of Central Georgia for Heart Fest 2014

Join The Medical Center of Central Georgia for Heart Fest 2014

MCCG Promotes Awareness and Education during American Heart Month 

MACON, GA (Friday, January 31, 2014) - Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, claiming the lives of both males and females. It is the number one killer in most ethnicities, including Caucasians, African-Americans and Hispanics. Deaths related to heart disease are particularly high in Georgia and the Southeast. The Centers for Disease (CDC) control estimates that 600,000 people in the U.S. die of heart disease each year – that is one in every four deaths. The CDC also estimates that heart disease costs the U.S. almost $109 billion each year through healthcare services, medications and lost productivity.

While statistics on the deadliness of this disease are staggering, there are steps individuals may take to prevent this chronic disease. The Medical Center of Central Georgia (MCCG) is dedicated to battling heart disease by raising awareness through increased education. Join MCCG this February, during American Heart Month, for the following “Heart Fest 2014” events:

Saturday, February 1

Heart & Soul Health Fair

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Mabel White Baptist Church, 1415 Bass Rd. in Macon

Free screenings include full blood lipid screening, blood pressure, body mass index, glocos, vision and more.

Angioscreen, a painless, non-invasive screening for the risk of heart disease and stroke, will be offered for $50. Please call 1-800-627-2393 to reserve your place for this special screening.

Cooking demonstration with healthy breakfast foods at 10:00 a.m.

 

Thursday, February 6

“Be Still My Racing Heart,” Seminar on Atrial Fibrillation Management featuring Dr. Carmine Oddis and Dr. Eric Williams

6:00 p.m.

The Medical Center of Peach County, 1960 Hwy 247 Connector in Byron

To register for this free seminar, please call 478-633-7157

 

Friday, February 7

National Wear Red Day

Women’s Executive Luncheon featuring Mark Ballard

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

The Library Ballroom, 652 Mulberry St. in Macon

Please RSVP to rsvp@navicenthealth.org or 478-633-4733. A $5.00 donation is requested.

 

Saturday, February 8

Try a TRI for Heart Health

7:00 a.m.

The Wellness Center, 3797 Northside Dr. in Macon

Try an indoor miniature triathlon that will include a 15 minute swim, 15 minute cycle on a stationary bike and 15 minute run or walk. This event is possible for those of all fitness levels.

Please call 478-477-2300to register. There is a $25.00 registration fee. T-shirt and goodie bag will be included.

 

Monday, February 10

“Leg Pain and Vascular Issues” Seminar featuring Dr. William Schroder

6:00 p.m.

Carlyle Place Grande Ballroom, 5300 Zebulon Rd. in Macon

To register for this free seminar, please call 478-633-7157

 

Wednesday, February 12

Angioscreen, a painless, non-invasive screening for the risk of heart disease and stroke

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

In Milledgeville

Please call 1-800-627-2393 to register. There is a $50.00 registration fee.

 

Thursday, February 13

Angioscreen, a painless, non-invasive screening for the risk of heart disease and stroke

11:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

The Wellness Center, 3797 Northside Dr. in Macon

Please call 1-800-627-2393 to register. There is a $50.00 registration fee.

 

Friday, February 14

Congestive Heart Failure Luncheon for Ladies

12:00 p.m.

Fort Valley United Methodist Church, 301 West Church St. in Fort Valley

Please RSVP to 478-633-7396.

 

Thursday, February 20

Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours

5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

MCCG’s Luce Heart Tower Lobby, 756 First Street in Macon

 

Monday, February 24

“Learning About Heart Failure” Seminar featuring Dr. Erskine James

6:00 p.m.

MCCG’s Luce Heart Tower Lobby, 756 First St. in Macon

Free parking in the Orange Deck

To register for this free seminar, please call 478-633-7157

 

Friday, February 28

Heart Healthy Cooking Demonstration

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

The Wellness Center, 3797 Northside Drive in Macon

To register for this free event, please call 478-633-4733.

For more information on Heart Fest 2014 events, please visit www.heartfestmacon.org.


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