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HCA Pasco/Hernando Hospitals Celebrate National Wear Red Day

HCA Pasco/Hernando Hospitals Celebrate National Wear Red Day

FREE Blood Pressure Screenings at HCA Pasco/Hernando County Hospitals
Friday, February 5, 2010 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

NEW Port Richey, Florida – - HCA Pasco/Hernando County hospitals Community Hospital, the future Medical Center of Trinity, Oak Hill Hospital and Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point will offer FREE blood pressure screenings to 60 (or more) visitors on Friday, February 5, 2010—National Wear Red Day—to highlight every 60 seconds a woman dies from coronary heart disease.

Blood pressure screenings will be offered from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Friday, February 5 at all three HCA Pasco/Hernando County hospital locations. Reservations are not needed. For more information, please call 1-877-4HCA-DOCS. Screenings will be offered at the following locations:

Community Hospital, Birthplace Lobby, 5637 Marine Parkway, New Port Richey, FL 34652
Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point, Entrance A, 14000 Fivay Road, Hudson, FL 34667
Oak Hill Hospital, Enrichment Center, 11375 Cortez Boulevard, Brooksville, FL 34613

February is American Heart Month. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the United States, and is a major cause of disability for both men and women. The most common heart disease in the United States is coronary heart disease, which often appears as a heart attack.  On National Wear Red Day, Americans across the country wear red to increase awareness of heart disease, the No. 1 killer of women (and men).

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