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Staff at Medina nursing home ‘Go Red’ for heart health

Staff Reports Posted 1 February 2019 at 1:51 pm

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MEDINA – Orchard Rehabilitation and Nursing Center today is taking part in the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women fundraising campaign. Staff members made donations and wore red to support the event.

Pictured in front row from left include: Amy Martin, Sara Marciniak, Carrie Ryan and Brenda Cherry. Back row: Jamie Murphy, Jamie Tucker, Connor Bell, Jenna Doberstein, RoseAnn Velesko, Luann Thompson, Amanda Luckman and Sharon Laskett.

The American Heart Association’s signature women’s initiative, Go Red for Women, increases women’s heart health awareness and serve as a catalyst for change to improve the lives of women globally.

Every 80 seconds a woman dies of heart disease or stroke. Spot a stroke F.A.S.T. – F-Facial drooping, A-Arm weakness, S-Speech difficulty, and T-Time to call 911.

Some heart attack warning signs: Pain or discomfort in chest; lightheadedness, nausea or vomiting; discomfort or pain in arm or shoulder; and shortness of breath.

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