Polk County Health Department Hosting Heart Attack Risk Event
The Polk County Health Department will host a free heart attack risk screening event on May 8 from 8-11:00 am at the Polk County Health Department to help women understand their risk for having a heart attack. The Polk County Health Department has been awarded $10,000 from the Office on Women’s Health of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office to increase the number of Latino women in Polk County who recognize heart attack symptoms, call 911 when experiencing heart attack symptoms, and increase heart healthy behaviors. The Spanish language awareness campaign, “Know Your Heartbeat (Conoce tu Latido)” started in February.
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