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Heart Healthy Tips | February

February is Heart Health Awareness!

What can I do?

  • Schedule your annual physical with Saunders Medical Center's Family Care Clinic providers and discuss your heart health! 
  • Learn about the Warning Signs of a Heart Attack
  • Choose to make lifestyle changes by following the "28 Days Toward a Healthy Heart" suggestion calendar below.
  • Share with others

 


Superb Cardiac Rehabilitation Offered at SMC:  Meet Our Team.


The Nation Goes Red in February

The first Friday each February, American Heart Month, the nation comes together, igniting a wave of red from coast to coast.

From landmarks to news anchors, neighborhoods to online communities; this annual groundswell unites millions of people for a common goal: the eradication of heart disease and stroke.

 



Cardiologists Come to Wahoo each Month

Click the photo to learn more about our specialists. No need to drive out of town, when the specialists come to your community.



Don’t hesitate to call 911

Click to see more at the American Heart Association, including an animation of a heart attack.


Learn the signs of a heart attack, and remember: Even if you’re not sure it’s a heart attack, have it checked out.

Minutes matter. Fast action can save lives - maybe your own.

Call 911 if you experience heart attack warning signs. Calling 911 is almost always the fastest way to get lifesaving treatment.

An emergency medical services (EMS) team can begin treatment when they arrive – up to an hour sooner than if someone gets to the hospital by car. EMS staff are also trained to revive someone whose heart has stopped. Patients with chest pain who arrive by ambulance usually receive faster treatment at the hospital, too.

For many reasons, it’s best to call 911 so that an experienced EMS team can begin treatment and arrange rapid transport to the emergency room.

Call us at Saunders Medical Center if you have any health care questions, especially as you care for your heart this month. 

402 443-4191