Get To Know Your Heart

Hands forming a heart with blue sky behind

University of Iowa Heart and Vascular Center, the American Heart Association, and Rockwell Collins have teamed up to host “Get To Know Your Heart,” a free community event.

Date: Thursday, February 23
Time: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Location: Rockwell Collins Recreation Center, 400 Collins Road NE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Our program includes:

  • Free screenings to detect your risks and early signs of heart disease
    • Blood pressure
    • Heart rate check
    • Body mass index (BMI)
  • Cardiologist’s Corner: Have your heart questions answered by a UI Heart and Vascular Center cardiologist
  • Cooking for Cardio: Demonstrations, samples, and tips from Sandy Holterhaus, Registered Dietitian with Rockwell Collins
  • New Advances in Heart Health: Meet the physicians who perform the latest heart treatments, including catheterization through the wrist, minimally invasive heart surgery, and the first total artificial heart implant in Iowa.
  • Information and resources from American Heart Association

Registration for this free event is recommended. Register online or by calling 319-335-8886 or 877-MED-IOWA.