Free Teen Health Screening and Education Program

March 4, 2018
9:00am - 12:00pm
RSVP: FREE
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301 East Main Street Board Room 1 & 2, Bay Shore, NY 11706
Venue: Southside Hospital
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Every 34 seconds someone has a heart attack in the United States.  Statistics show that 80% of cardiac events are preventable through education and lifestyle changes.   
Southside Hospital and Gavin’s Got Heart have partnered to create the B.E.A.T. Program.  This free program offers Heart Health Screenings and CPR/AED training for students in grades 9-12.  Parents must be present throughout the event for screening and physician consultations
These free screenings will cover:

Blood Pressure
BMI
Blood Cholesterol
Blood  Glucose
EKG

Free educational opportunities:

Learn about cardiac risk factors
“Hands Only” CPR training
AED training

9:00-10:30 - Check In and Tests
10:30-11:00 - Breakfast
11:00 – “The Gift of a Healthy Heart”
Dr. Barry Goldberg
11:15 – “Understanding Your Results”
Dr. Rohit Talwar
11:30 - “Making Healthy Choices”
Dr. Marion Rose
12:00-1:00 - AED/Hands Only CPR Training
Pre-Registration is required No physician referral required No cost for participation Results are confidential
This event is open to all students and does not take place of the physical examination requirement for student athletes who wish to participate in a school sport.  Please note that Echocardiograms are not part of the screening programs.
There is no fee for participation in the BEAT screening program.
Questions, please contact:Nicole [email protected]

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