Friday, August 5, 2011

Heart Health Screenings at Sentara Heart and Vascular Center

Need to know your heart health numbers?

The American Heart Association and The American College of Cardiology both recommend that all adults over the age of 40 have a baseline EKG. Register for Sentara Potomac Hospital's special Heart Screening which includes:

~Complete 12-lead EKG Reading (includes atrial fibrillation screening)
~Cholesterol Test
~Blood Pressure Check and
~A Heart Risk Evaluation

After the screening, participants are sent a pocket-sized card with an image of your baseline EKG on one side and essential emergency information and cardiac history on the other.

Upcoming Screenings:
Thursday, September 29, 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, October 6, 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, October 18, 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, November 5, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Thursday, November 10, 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Screenings are by appointment only and are held in the Sentara Heart and Vascular Center at Potomac Hospital and cost $20. Appointments last about 30 minutes).

To schedule your screening, call 703-221-2500. These screenings are very popular and available appointments fill up quickly -- register today!