As part of Heart Month, an American Heart Association national campaign to raise awareness of heart disease, Pekin Hospital will offer a free presentation, “Make Yourself Heart Attack Proof” aimed at women ages 40 - 60 on Thursday, February 27, at 5:30 p.m. in the Pekin Public Library. A light dinner will be served.
Lindsay Tate, M.D., Family Practice Physician with the Family Health Center of Pekin and part of ProHealth Medical Group, will educate women ages 40 – 60 on the most effective ways to prevent a heart attack. ProHealth operates primary and specialty practices in Pekin, Illinois, and is part of Progressive Health Systems, which includes Pekin Hospital.
Pekin Hospital is committed to improving heart health by providing community education on healthy eating, exercising, smoking cessation, maintaining a healthy weight, blood pressure and blood cholesterol, and controlling diabetes.
Registration is required and can be made by calling (309) 353-0662.