HCA VA Celebrates with Red Tuesdays All Month Long in February: Go Red

hcaFebruary is Heart Health Month and HCA Virginia Health Systems is doing their part to help everyone be more heart healthy! It all kicks off on February 1, 2013 with Go Red Day across the country and everyone wearing red as a reminder of the importance of heart health.

HCA Va is Celebrating with Red Tuesdays Too

Join HCA VA each week for heart-healthy screenings and events. Choose the date and location that work best for you, or attend them all. Participate in a health screening, talk to a doctor or nurse about your questions and concerns, dance all day, attend a seminar, and just have good healthy fun.  There’s something for everyone.

Feb 5, 2013 Heart Month Screening Day: 7-10am

Free Heart Screenings to include Blood Pressure, Body Mass Index, Blood Glucose and Cholesterol. Meet your local EMS team who will demonstrate what happens when you call 9-1-1 with a heart related emergency. See equipment first hand and learn about the latest in life-saving techniques.

  • Johnston-Willis Hospital – Stalker Auditorium
  • Parham Doctors’ Hospital – Main Hospital 1st Floor Classroom
  • John Randolph Medical Center – Family Life Center – 3rd Floor
Feb 12, 2013 Heart Month Seminar Day: “Latest Treatment for Atrial fibrillation (Afib)”: 5:30-6:30 pm
  • Chippenham Hospital – Bosher Auditorium with Dr. David Gilligan – Electrophysiologist (Virginia Cardiovascular Specialists)
  • Henrico Doctors’ Hospital – Forest Conference Room with Dr. Robert Sperry – Electrophysiologist (Virginia Cardiovascular Specialists)
  • John Randolph Medical Center – AB Classroom (Basement) with Dr. Saumil Shah – Electrophysiologist (Virginia Cardiovascular Specialists)
Feb 19, 2013 Heart Month Seminar Day: “Caring for Your Loved One: Signs & Symptoms of Heart Disease”: 5:30-6:30 pm
  • Chippenham Hospital – Bosher Auditorium with Dr. Patrick Fitzsimmons – Interventional Cardiologist (Cardiology of Virginia)
  • Henrico Doctors’ Hospital – Forest Conference Room
  • John Randolph Medical Center – Family Life Center – 3rd Floor with Dr. Cliff Morris (Cardiologist) (Morris Cardiovascular Risk and Reduction Center)
Feb 23, 2013 Day of Dance: 9-1pm

Gather your friends and family for a day that is all about dance at a Day of Dance. We’re helping you find new ways to stay active and learn something new in the process! Ever wanted to learn how to tango or cha-cha? Are you curious about that Zumba™ class your friend has been taking? Come out to any one of our twelve participating locations. This event boasts a high-energy day of dancing, heart health screenings, opportunities to ask-a-doc and more. All activities are free, open to the public and many have offerings for all ages with discounted child care available in some locations.

Free health screenings include blood pressure, body mass index (BMI), cholesterol and blood sugar. In addition, guests will have the opportunity to talk with a doctor or nurse about their health concerns.

These hosts will open their doors for HCA Virginia’s FREE Day of Dance. Click to find the location nearest you:

Feb 26, 2013 Heart Month Screening Day: 7-10am

Free Heart Screenings to include Blood Pressure, Body Mass Index, Blood Glucose and Cholesterol. Meet your local EMS team who will demonstrate what happens when you call 9-1-1 with a heart related emergency. See equipment first hand and learn about the latest in life-saving techniques.

  • Chippenham Hospital – Bosher Auditorium
  • Henrico Doctors’ Hospital – Forest Conference Room
  • John Randolph Medical Center – Family Life Center – 3rd Floor
Feb 26, 2013 Heart Month Wine Tasting: “Drink Two and Call Me in the Morning” :5:30 -7:30 pmShula’s– Hilton Short Pump Hotel & Spa: $15.00 per person. 21 and up only

Join Dr. Charles Zacharias, Cardiologist with Virginia Cardiovascular Specialists, as he explores the heart-healthy benefits of wine. Tickets are $15.00 and will include a wine tasting featuring Shirley Morley, CSW, with Trinchero Family Estates, paired with delectable Shula’s snacks. A portion of the proceeds for the wine tasting will go to the American Heart Association. Space is limited, so please RSVP to (804) 320-DOCS to reserve your spot today!

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