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Health Department looking for Mecosta Co. residents to participate in heart health program

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has awarded grant funds to health partners in Lake and Mecosta Counties to help reduce the rise of heart disease in adults and increase access to health care services over the next three years.

 

Karen Ripke with the District Health Department #10 says the Live Well For Your Heart program will allow participants to learn about leading a healthier life, ways to reduce heart disease and get those participants connected to different services like diabetes classes, weight management, high blood pressure management, dental care, tobacco use and more.

 

In order to participate in this program the requirements are; being between the ages of 30-74 years old, never been told you have heart disease, you live in or receive health services in Mecosta or Lake Counties, agree to complete the heart age calculator annually and agree to keep in touch with the program for the next three years (1-3 calls a year)

 

The deadline to sign up is April 30th.

 

For more information, click HERE



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