The Veterans Affairs Illiana Health Care System will host its Heart Health Awareness Program and Fair from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday in the Social Activities room in Building 104.
To purpose of the fair is to raise awareness among local women that heart disease is their No. 1 health threat.
This event will address one’s personal risk factors for heart disease, provide free blood pressure screenings, provide information about cholesterol, heart healthy cooking demonstrations with samples, provide options to quit smoking and more. Featured speaker: Monica Allen, cardiology nurse practitioner. Refreshments will be provided.
For more details, call Rana Shouse at 554-5270 or Sherrie Ellis at 554-5955.