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Heart Month Events

Community Events

February 1

Wear Red Day-Free Apple

West Plains Mayor Jack Pahlmann has joined with Ozarks Medical Center Heart Care Services to promote awareness of heart health by declaring Friday, Feb. 1 Wear Red Day. This is a national event that encourages people to wear red to recognize the beginning of American Heart Month, celebrated each February. On this day, individuals wearing red may visit the OMC Cafeteria and receive a free apple.

February 5

Community Education Dinner

6-7 p.m., OMC Parkway Center, 1211 Parkway Center, West Plains.

The speaker is Dr. William A. McGee, Board Certified Cardiothoracic Surgeon discussing heart care. The dinner is free, but reservations are required. Call 417-257-6793.

February 8

Free Heart Risk Screening & Heart Healthy Breakfast

6:30-10 a.m., OMC Heart Care Services, 1115 Alaska Ave., West Plains.

A free Heart Health Screening that includes a lipid panel, glucose, A1C, blood pressure check, and a vein screening. Fasting is required for testing. OMC dietician will be on-hand with heart healthy recipes and samples. The event is free and no appointment is necessary except for the vein screening (for Venous Insufficiency). Additional low cost labs also are available for a minimal fee. Questions or to reserve a time for the vein screening, please call OMC Education Services at 417-257-6793.

February 9

Women With Heart Luncheon

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., South Campus, First Baptist Church, West Plains.

A fundraising luncheon for OMC Heart Care Services. Tickets are $50 each. The guest speaker is Shirley Arnold. Call 417-853-5200 for tickets or more information.

February 12

Community Education Dinner

6-7 p.m., Miller’s Grill, Houston.

The speaker is Dr. Muhammad Khan, Board Certified Interventional Cardiologist discussing heart care. The dinner is free, but reservations are required. Call 417-257-6793.

February 22

Community Education Luncheon

12-1 p.m., Riverbend Restaurant, 80 Main Street, Mammoth Spring, Arkansas.

The speaker is Dr. A. K. George, Board Certified Cardiologist discussing heart care. The dinner is free, but reservations are required. Call 417-257-6793.

February 22

OMC and Community Blood Center of the Ozarks Blood Drive

12-6 p.m., OMC Parkway Center, 1211 Parkway Center, West Plains.

Walk in, call 1-800-280-5337, or visit https://www.cbco.org/donate-blood/to make an appointment.

February 25-March 1

Free Heart Risk Screening at OMC Family Medicine Clinics

Individuals may receive a free heart health screening including a lipid panel, glucose, A1C, and blood pressure check from an OMC rural health clinic. Additional low cost labs also are available for a minimal fee. Contact one of the clinics listed below for an appointment. OMC rural health clinic locations include:

OMC Alton Clinic, 100 Medical Drive, Alton, 417-778-7227

OMC Gainesville Clinic, 37 Medical Drive, Gainesville, 417-679-4613

OMC Mountain Grove Medical Complex, 500 E. 19th St., Mountain Grove, 417-926-6563

OMC Mountain View Clinic, 220 N. Elm St., Mountain View: 417-934-2273

OMC Family Medicine, 181 N. Kentucky Ave., Suite 100, West Plains, 417-257-5911

OMC Family Medicine, 312 N. Kentucky Ave., West Plains, 417-505-7100

OMC Thayer/Mammoth Spring Clinic, 10675 Nettleton Ave., Thayer, 417-264-7136

OMC Winona Clinic, 9104 State Hwy 19, Winona, 573-325-4237

Dates:

  • February 25, 2019 8:00am - 5:00pm
    February 26, 2019 8:00am - 5:00pm
    February 27, 2019 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • February 28, 2019 8:00am - 5:00pm
    March 1, 2019 8:00am - 5:00pm
Price: Free
Registration Type: Call to Register
Registration Info: 417-257-6793

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