Heart Health = Everything



SAN ANDREAS, CA – January 13, 2020 - A healthy heart is essential to overall health and well-being. Mark Twain Medical Center will host a special workshop on Feb. 14 focusing on how to achieve and maintain heart health. Heart Health = Everything is from 10 a.m. to noon in the MTMC Education Center. A complimentary luncheon follows the workshop and free CPR training is also available.

“It’s fitting that this workshop focuses on heart health,” notes Doug Archer, President and CEO of MTMC. “February is American Heart Month and this program features insightful discussion on many aspects of this important topic.”

“Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of men AND women. The message is universal – it’s essential to take care of your heart,” he adds. “We think those attending Heart Health = Everything may be surprised to learn of the many specialized local resources available to help.”

Topics are--

  • Simple Steps to Manage Blood Pressure
  • Heart Disease is the #1 Killer of Women
  • Cardiac Services Close to Home
  • Our Technology to Diagnose Heart Health
  • Save a Life – Learn Hands Only CPR in a Few Minutes

Speakers are Laura Keller, Family Nurse Practitioner; Denise Mordue-Lane, Nurse Practitioner- Women’s Health; Jaymee Loverin, RN, Cardiac Services; Gary Arvin, Director of Imaging Services and Jana Carter, RN, Education Manager. There will be a special guest testimonial from a community member about her heart emergency scare and her successful outcome.

Heart Health = Everything is part of the ongoing “A Plan 4 Me” workshop series held at Mark Twain Medical Center on topics of interest to the Calaveras community.

Workshop seating is limited and reservations are required. Reserve now; contact Nicki Stevens, MTMC Manager of Marketing & Business Development, at 209.754.5919.

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About Mark Twain Medical Center
Founded in 1951, Mark Twain Medical Center is a 25-bed, critical access hospital providing inpatient acute care, outpatient services and emergency services. The Medical Center’s Medical Staff represents a broad range of specialties that ensure access to high quality medical care in a rural community. In addition to being a major provider of health services, Mark Twain Medical Center is also one of the area’s largest employers. More than 300 people are employed at the hospital and its five Family Medical Centers. The Medical Center is a member of Dignity Health and a part of CommonSpirit Health, one of the largest nonprofit health systems in the nation dedicated to advancing health for all and serving communities in 21 states. For more information, please visit our website at. Mark Twain Medical Center is also on Facebook.

 

 

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