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Community Medical Center “Goes Red” in February to Promote Heart Health Awareness


February 2, 2015, Toms River, NJ - Community Medical Center, a Barnabas Health facility, will GLOW Red for Women during the month of February, a tradition in recognition of the American Heart Association's movement to save lives and raise awareness about women's heart disease. All hospitals within the Barnabas Health system will be lit red during the month.

In addition, Community Medical Center is sponsoring a variety of community programs to help individuals achieve a heart healthy lifestyle.

Annual Heart Health Fair– a HeartCaring Event

February 6, 8 am - 2 pm, Community Medical Center, Outpatient Lobby

Come and learn about the latest advances in cardiac care available right in your own neighborhood. You will have the opportunity to meet physicians and clinical staff who will be available throughout the day. Screenings, heart health information and more. Registration is not required.

Day of Dance – a Spirit of Women and HeartCaring Event

February 7, 10 am to 2 pm, Ocean County Mall, 1201 Hooper Avenue, Toms River

Join Community Medical Center, Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus, and local dance groups who will perform throughout the day. Learn how to achieve and maintain a heart healthy lifestyle. Bring your dancing shoes! Registration is not required.

Cardiovascular Risk Assessment Days

February 11, 8 to 11 am

Community Medical Center Diagnostic Lab, Holiday Plaza 1 Shopping Center, 730 Jamaica Blvd., Toms River

February 18, 8 to 11 am

Community Medical Center Diagnostic Lab, The Heart Building, 731 Lacey Road, Forked River

Learn about your risk for cardiac disease and participate in a Blood Pressure and Body Mass Index screenings. Meet with our clinicians who will help you understand how you can live heart healthy. Registration is not required.

5th Annual Get Your Red On– a Spirit of Women and HeartCaring Event

February 25, 5:30 – 8 pm, Clarion Hotel, 815 Route 37, Toms River

Get Your Red On is a special evening for women about creating a heart healthier life. Join our physician expert for a discussion on heart health for women and have the opportunity to ask questions on how to live heart healthy. We believe laughter is a powerful stress reducer which is very beneficial to good heart health. To celebrate our 5th Annual event, a comedian will join us. Registration is required. Call 888-724-7123. A $10 donation to support cardiac education for women is suggested. A light dinner will be served.

For information or a referral to a cardiologist, please visit or call 1.888.724.7123.


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