Press Release

For Immediate Release
Feb 11, 2011
Contact : Robert Cavanaugh, Public Relations Manager  
732-776-4166
rcavanaugh@meridianhealth.com

Meridian CardioVascular Network to Offer Free Screenings at the Community YMCA

Healthy Hearts Day to be held on Sunday, February 13 in Red Bank  

Neptune, NJ - Meridian CardioVascular Network will be offering FREE screenings during Healthy Hearts Day on Sunday, February 13, from 1:30 – 3 p.m. at the Community YMCA in Red Bank.  The screenings will include cholesterol, body fat, blood pressure and pulse. There will be educational information and clinical staff available to speak to attendees, and all screening results will be provided immediately on-site.  

The Community YMCA in Red Bank is located at 166 Maple Avenue, Red Bank.  The event is free and open to the public.  

Other organizations that will be participating in the event include; Jersey Shore Running Club, Poricy Park Conservancy, Champion Chiropractic, Nutritionist Becky Klahre, Lawless Chiropractic CenterWellness Consultant Lisa Tevis, Lawless Chiropractic Center, and Wellness Consultant Lisa TevisMcLoone's Running Store.  

Meridian CardioVascular Network's new heart healthy living campaign, 365 Days of Heart Health, spotlights wellness through a series of special events, heart healthy tips, and educational programs.  Visiting www.365DaysofHeart.com provides helpful information, resources, real time updates, and expert videos to stay connected with important heart health matters.  The Web site also provides inspiring patient stories, news, wellness information, and special event details.  

Visit www.365DaysofHeart.com to view a complete listing of events that will take place this year, or to learn more about heart health matters.  

Meridian Health is a leading not-for-profit health care organization in New Jersey, comprising Jersey Shore University Medical Center and K. Hovnanian Children's Hospital in Neptune, Ocean Medical Center in Brick, Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank, Southern Ocean Medical Center in Manahawkin, Bayshore Community Hospital in Holmdel, and Meridian Partner Companies that include home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers, ambulatory care, ambulance services, and outpatient centers. Meridian Health has consistently been rated among the top performing health systems in New Jersey for clinical quality, is one of the FORTUNE "100 Best Companies to Work For" fro the second consecutive year, and is the recipient of numerous state and national recognitions for patient care and nursing excellence, including the distinction of being the first health system in the country to receive Magnet designation for nursing.  For more information, visit us at www.meridianhealth.com.