Hospital schedules events, classes for Heart Month


WALLA WALLA — Every Thursday during February — American Heart Month — Walla Walla General Hospital will offer blood pressure, waist size and weight checks at no cost. Cholesterol and blood sugar screening will be available for $25.

The hospital will begin a seven-session stop smoking class Tuesday at 5 p.m. on the WWGH campus.

During the month, WWGH will sponsor hands-only CPR stations downtown, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m,. on Tuesday at the former Christian Supply Store; on Feb. 13 in the Land Title Plaza; and Feb. 28 in Macy’s.

On Feb. 12, at 6:30 p.m., health educators will teach simple and immediate ways to help children be active and choose the right foods at the YMCA. Child care is provided in partnership with The Mom’s Network.

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