OSF Saint Anthony’s Cardiology Team is recognizing Heart Awareness Month by reminding the River Bend to “Do Your Part … Take Care of Your Heart!” (From Left) Amber Cearlock, Greg Schmittling, Gail Stephens, Rosalind Brooks, Carrie Babor, Charles Dickerson, Barb Leatherwood and Kelly Keenan. (Not pictured: Sister M. Talitha)
ALTON — In recognition of American Heart Month, OSF Saint Anthony’s Health Center is offering heart-healthy activities throughout February for its Mission Partners as well as residents.
Presentations and screenings will be held at OSF Saint Anthony’s Health Center, 1 Saint Anthony’s Way, and at OSF Saint Clare’s Hospital, 915 E. Fifth St.
Check your blood pressure in the hospital lobbies from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Dates: Each Tuesday, Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24 at OSF Saint Anthony’s; each Thursday, Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26 at OSF Saint Clare’s.
Wear red in the Saint Anthony’s Gift Shop on Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27 to receive 25 percent off most items.
Enjoy free healthy apples in the cafeterias: Week of Feb. 9-13.
Get a discounted cholesterol/glucose screening for $5; 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10, in the OSF Saint Anthony’s Lobby; 12:30 to 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, in the OSF Saint Clare’s Lobby.
Lunch and Learn with Julie Collman, registered dietitian. Topic: Grocery Store Game Plan; free boxed lunches; noon Wednesday, Feb. 6, at OSF Saint Anthony’s Perpetual Help Center.
Lunch & Learn with Amber Cearlock, cardiovascular radiologic technologist; Topic: Heart Basics: All You Need to Know to Keep Your Heart Healthy. Free boxed lunches. Dates: Noon Wednesday, Feb. 11, OSF Saint Clare’s Medical Office Building, Auditorium; Noon Thursday, Feb. 12, OSF Saint Anthony’s Perpetual Help Center.
Lunch & Learn with Kelly Bogowith, physical therapist. Topic: Body Basics: Practical Exercises for Home or Work. Free boxed lunches. Date: Noon Friday, Feb. 20, OSF Saint Clare’s Medical Office Building, Auditorium.
In addition, heart-healthy entrées will be offered daily in the cafeteria for lunch and dinner and heart-healthy entrée salads will be offered each Monday in February.
To register or for information, call (618) 465-2264.