Press Release

For Immediate Release
Mar 14, 2011
Contact : Donna Sellmann, Public Relations Manager  
732-840-4279
dsellmann@meridianhealth.com

Meridian Women’s Heart Connection Offers Know Your Numbers

Lecture and screenings to be held on Tuesday, March 15 at Jersey Shore University Medical Center  

Neptune, NJ - Meridian Women’s Heart Connection will offer a FREE lecture and screenings on Tuesday, March 15, 2011 from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. in Lance Auditorium at Jersey Shore University Medical Center. The screenings will include cholesterol, glucose, blood pressure, and body mass index. There will be educational information and clinical staff available to speak to attendees, and all screening results will be provided immediately on-site. The discussion will help attendees better understand what the results mean and why they are important to know.

Jersey Shore University Medical Center is located at 1945 Route 33, Neptune, NJ, 07753. The event is free and open to the public.  

Meridian Women's Heart Connection is a program aimed at building awareness of women's heart disease and keeping women informed and healthy. It is part of Meridian CardioVascular Network's new heart healthy living campaign, 365 Days of Heart Health, which 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 of 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" for 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.