Grand View Hospital Celebrates National Wear Red Day
|Sellersville, PA – Grand View Hospital Employees showed their support of women’s heart health by wearing something red on National Wear Red Day, Friday, February 4. Employees who were able to attend during their shift gathered in the hospital’s main lobby for a photo shoot. A copy of the photo is attached.
National Wear Red Day was created in 2002 by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to generate more awareness of women’s heart disease.
National Wear Red Day 2011
|Grand View Hospital is running a month-long campaign this February to raise awareness of heart disease and other heart-related illnesses. The campaign, called “Know Your Numbers,” promotes knowledge about one’s blood pressure and cholesterol, two factors which can greatly increase your chance of developing heart disease, diabetes, or having a stroke. To learn more about your risk of developing cardiovascular disease, visit Grand View’s website at www.gvh.org.
Grand View also offers heart-related programs for the community. On Tuesday, February 2, more than 45 people attended Grand View Date Night: Protecting your Valentine’s Heart, a fun night out for couples, featuring a presentation by cardiologist David Travis, DO. Other programs include Healthy Living with the Help of Technology, and Belly Fat & a Woman’s Heart Health. For more information, or to register, please call the Grand View Information Line at (215) 453-4300.
About Grand View Hospital
Grand View Hospital, Bucks County’s first hospital, has provided residents of Bucks and Montgomery Counties with comprehensive health care services since 1913. Grand View is committed to helping members of our community reach and maintain their optimal level of heart and vascular health. Our cardiovascular services include: medical cardiology, emergency services, cardiac catheterization, diagnostic testing, intensive/coronary care, cardiac rehabilitation, surgical and non-surgical vascular treatments, and wound care, as well as heart-smart programs to help you stay healthy. In addition, Grand View offers a range of care – particularly emphasizing the areas of cancer treatment, women's and children's health, surgery, and orthopaedics. For more information about Grand View, visit www.gvh.org.