Last Updated: 2017/2/1
Hartford – The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) will recognize February as American Heart Month to create public awareness of risk factors for heart disease and stroke and to promote preventive measures. People are encouraged to “Go Red for Women” on February 3rd by wearing red to promote awareness of the leading cause of death among women: heart disease. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), heart disease kills more than 600,000 Americans each year – one in every four deaths in the country for both men and women. Heart disease is also the leading cause of death for men. The full press release is attached.
Also, on Thursday March 9 from 6:15 - 8:15 PM there will be an Open House to Meet with your new representatives:
Nicole Klarides-Ditria and George Logan at Woodland Regional HIgh School, Media Center, 135 Back Rimmon Road, Beacon Falls