Gateway Heart Health Screenings

Celebrate Heart Health Month at Gateway Community and Technical College with free heart screenings Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, 9 a.m. to noon, in the Student Services Center Atrium at the Edgewood Campus, 790 Thomas More Parkway. Screenings include cholesterol, glucose, blood pressure and oxygen saturation readings, as well as height, weight and body mass index measurements. Cholesterol and glucose results are most accurate after fasting for six hours.

Benefit the Heart Mini Marathon with purchases of marathon heart badges and snacks for $1. Event sponsors are the Student Nurse Organization and the Medical Assisting Department. Contact Nancy Ritzenthaler atnancy.ritzenthaler@kctcs.edu or (859) 442-4197.