NASSAWADOX VA– Heart disease is the number 1 killer of both men and women in the U.S., but careful monitoring and lifestyle changes can cut risk factors for most folks.
On February 29th at Little Italy restaurant in Nassawadox, Riverside is sponsoring a program that offers a generous helping of education and heart-related medical screening along with a tasty lunch.
The event kicks off at 8:00 a.m. with important screenings to give you a good indication of your overall heart health. At 10:30, Dr. David Jones will share his expert advice, along with speakers John Peterman and Jennifer Barnes who will provide an update on the new Riverside campus and on hospice services.
The cost of the event is $10 and includes a tasty lunch from 11:30 to 12:30. To purchase tickets in advance as recommended, visit the Cardiology department at the hospital, at the YMCA in Onley or at Little Italy in Nassawadox. Call 414-8320 for more information.
Shore Health Services and Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital are affiliated with Riverside Health System (RHS) in Newport News, Virginia. RHS is a 501c(3) tax exempt, non-profit organization dedicated to improving health and saving lives. RHS is governed by a voluntary Board of Directors, as is each of the Riverside affiliates throughout the region.
On the Eastern Shore, Riverside’s services are anchored by Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital, Riverside Shore Rehabilitation Center and our Riverside Medical Group Doctor’s offices. Services include: Emergency Care, Critical Care, Surgery, Newborn Care, Cancer Care, Diagnostic Imaging, Family Medicine and Specialty Physicians, Long Term Care, Physical Therapy and Home Care.
For more information, go to www.riversideonline.com/shore.