Maintaining a heart-healthy lifestyle is as important as ever during a global pandemic. Heart disease is the leading cause of death, regardless of gender, for most ethnic and racial groups in the United States.
Join us for our heart health-focused programs, in collaboration with The Partnership for a Healthier Carroll County and the Hill Y in Westminster, to learn more, get motivated and get active! Learn more about cardiovascular care and services at Carroll Hospital.
2021 Heart Health Month Events:
National Wear Red Day®
Friday, February 5
Wear red to promote heart health awareness!
Walk Carroll Heart Health Virtual Walk
Friday, February 5, 9 – 9:30 a.m.
Wear red and walk with us at home in recognition of Heart Health Month! This virtual class will be instructed via Zoom by Hill Y fitness instructors. Use the hashtags #FitnessFriday and #WalkCarroll to tag us in your pictures on social media!
Visit The Partnership for a Healthier Carroll County’s Facebook page and click on the Events tab for more information.
Facebook Live: The Diabetes and Heart Health
Wednesday, February 10, noon
Join The Partnership for a Healthier Carroll County on its Facebook page for a Wellness Wednesday interview with registered dietitian Pam Xenakis, coordinator of the Diabetes Program at Carroll Hospital.
Facebook Live: Heart Health
Wednesday, February 17, noon
Join The Partnership for a Healthier Carroll County on its Facebook page for a Wellness Wednesday interview with Temilolu Aje, M.D., of Carroll Health Group Cardiology.
Zumba Heart Party®
Friday, February 19, 6 – 8 p.m.
The Hill Y in Westminster and Virtual
1719 Sykesville Road, Westminster
Participants will have the option of participating in person, with safety precautions in place, or virtually. Wear red to show your support for heart disease awareness. Chance to win great raffle prizes!
Registration required; Free
For more information, call 410-848-3660.
Register online at ymaryland.org/register