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Heart Fest 2015!

Event In recognition of American Heart Month, Sonora Regional Medical Center is hosting Heart Fest 2015, a heart health event for the community. 

Heart Fest will be held Thursday, February 26, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Education Center, 900 Mono Way, Sonora. There will be live entertainment with exercise/dance instruction, educational booths, a lecture by cardiologist Eric Hemminger, MD, a free heart-healthy dinner, and a giant walk-through Mega Heart exhibit. Attendees will be able to step inside the human heart and learn about cardiovascular functions, observe examples of various types of heart disease and see displays of some of the latest medical treatments of heart problems. 

In addition, several health screenings will be provided including: cholesterol ($15), blood pressure, height/weight, body fat analysis, and carbon monoxide. For those who participate in the screenings, a Framingham score will be provided to predict 10-year risk for cardiovascular disease. If you have had a recent blood test, please bring your cholesterol results with you. 

Music, dancing, educational booths and screenings, and the walk-through heart exhibit will be available from 4 to 5 p.m. and 6 to 7 p.m. The lecture and free dinner will be from 5 to 6 p.m. 

For more information and to RSVP, please call (209) 536-5021 by February 21 to reserve your spot.