Saint Joseph Berea Hosts Heart Health Screenings
February is known across the country as American Heart Month. In honor of the month-long campaign, Saint Joseph Heart Institute is offering free healthy heart screenings and education. Free screenings include blood pressure, cholesterol and glucose screenings, body mass index (BMI) testing, heart rate/oxygen saturation testing and ABI (Ankle-Brachial Index).
What: Free Healthy Heart Clinic
When: Tuesday, February 12
11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Where: Saint Joseph Heart Institute
Alfred M. Wood Building
Saint Joseph Berea Campus
305 Estill Street
- B-roll of health screenings
- Interviews with Greg Gerard, President of Saint Joseph Berea
- Physicians and other health professionals will also be available for comment
- Interviews with screening participants
Additional information on the benefits of nutrition and exercise, as well as, diabetes prevention and management will also be available. This is a “Go Red for Women” event held in conjunction with the American Heart Association, but men are invited to participate as well.
About KentuckyOne Health
KentuckyOne Health was formed when two major Kentucky health care organizations came together in early 2012. KentuckyOne Health combines the Jewish and Catholic heritages of the two former systems – Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s HealthCare and Saint Joseph Health System. In late 2012, the organization formed a partnership with the University of Louisville Hospital | James Graham Brown Cancer Center. The nonprofit system is committed to improving the health of Kentuckians by integrating medical research, education, technology and health care services wherever patients receive care. KentuckyOne Health has more than 200 locations including hospitals, physician groups, clinics, primary care centers, specialty institutes and home health agencies, with nearly 15,000 employees across the state of Kentucky and southern Indiana. KentuckyOne Health is the largest health system in Kentucky and has more than 3,100 licensed beds.