MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The WVU Heart Institute is hosting the Second Annual First Responders Day from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 11.

Active-duty first responders will have the opportunity to take part in nine different health assessments, including:

  • weight/height/BMI
  • body fat analysis
  • blood pressure and heart rate
  • blood work, including cholesterol and blood glucose levels
  • carotid artery scanning
  • 12-lead ECG with interpretation by a cardiologist
  • risk factor assessment

Participants must bring their badges or active identification cards to receive free screenings.

The screenings will take place at the Heart Institute in Suncrest Towne Centre.

For more information, contact the Heart Institute at 304-598-4561.

Photo caption: WVU Heart Institute Director Brad Warden, M.D., goes over test results with Monongalia County Deputy Sheriff Craig Ruscello at last year’s First Responders Day event.

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For more information: Amy Johns, Director of Public Affairs and Creative Services, 304-293-7087
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