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Heart Health Month: wear red and win a prize

Update | Monday, February 1, 2021

February is Heart Health Month. Join the American Heart Association to help raise awareness about heart disease and stroke. Did you know one in three Central Ohioans die from heart disease or stroke every year? As many as 80% of all cardiovascular diseases can be prevented. We can all take small steps daily to build a healthier lifestyle. Be sure to wear red this Friday, February 5. Share your picture on social media to encourage others to #WearRedandGive and #goredcbus.

Prize Drawing: Take a selfie of yourself wearing something red on Friday February 5.  Submit the picture to Nichole Bowman-Glover, Wellness coordinator, at by Monday, February 8. You will be entered into a drawing for a surprise wellbeing prize.

Tips and information

·        Know your blood pressure, cholesterol, and glucose levels

·        Increase activity five minutes per week, working toward 30 minutes daily

·        Drink water

·        Eat food low in saturated fats

·        Limit salt intake

Columbus American Heart Association

A heart month poster

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