LAKEWOOD, N.J. (January 21, 2013) – According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease is the number-one killer of men and women in the U.S. On Friday, February 1, to recognize the American Heart Association’s national “Wear Red Day” initiative, Kimball Medical Center, a Barnabas Health facility, will hold a “Go Red Heart Day Fair” from 1 to 3 p.m. in Conference Rooms A and B in the hospital, located at 600 River Ave. in Lakewood.
The event will raise awareness of heart disease, heart attack and heart failure, as well as provide information on prevention and management of these conditions. In addition, guests will learn about cardiac rehabilitation, diabetes, smoking cessation and dietary management. Free blood pressure and bone density screenings and a body fat analysis will be provided, as well as information on additional community resources.
For more information on the Go Red Heart Day Fair, please contact Cathy Belardo, Quality Coordinator at Kimball Medical Center, by calling 732-942-5736.
For additional information about Kimball Medical Center, visit www.barnabashealth.org/Kimball or visit our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/kimballmedicalcenter.
About Kimball Medical Center
Kimball Medical Center, a Barnabas Health facility, is a 350-bed, fully accredited acute care hospital dedicated to providing high quality medical and healthcare services to the residents of Ocean County and southern Monmouth County.
In addition to offering a full range of innovative diagnostic and treatment services, Kimball Medical Center offers an array of wellness programs. Its ever-growing series of health education programs, lectures, screenings and support groups aim to promote wellness among all age groups.
For more information about Kimball Medical Center, visit www.barnabashealth.org.
CONTACT: Carrie Cristello
PH: (732) 923-6552