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The Hospital is Celebrating Heart Month

In honor of Heart Month this February, the Hospital has planned some heart education and events dedicated to your heart health. From free hands-only CPR training to year-long lifestyle programs, we have what you need for a healthy heart.

Heart HandsThe Daily Local News Special Heart Section

The Daily Local News featured a special heart section full of healthy education, helpful tips, a listing of upcoming events and heart warming stories about those who have been saved by our care. Take a look at the heart section here.

Heart Healthy Meal for Two Giveaway

Celebrate Heart Month and feed your heart and your soul with a romantic dinner for two at either Doc Magrogan's West Chester or Harvest Seasonal Grill - Glen Mills. Enter on Facebook to win a heart healthy dinner for two ($100 value) at one of these fine restaurants. Share the love and share our Facebook page with your friends! Winners will be chosen on Valentines Day.

Here are some upcoming events that take place during Heart Month:

When a Heart Attack Begins - Minutes Count (FREE)
Heart attacks don't just happen, they have beginnings. If these "Beginnings" are recognized in time, treatment can begin before the heart is damaged. Learn from our panel of experts about the early signs of heart attack and the benefits of receiving immediate care from emergency medical services.

  • Date + Time : February 13, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Presenters : Timothy Boyek, M.D., Cardiologist and Christopher Ware, M.D., Emergency Medicine
  • Location : Daily Local News : Community Room : 250 North Bradford Avenue, West Chester

Hands on Hearts - Hands-Only CPR Training (FREE)
Would you know what to do if you saw someone suddenly collapse? Increase your confidence and reduce your hesitation in an emergency by being trained in Hands-Only CPR. Interactive training sessions are held every 45 minutes.

  • Date + Time : February 16, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location 1 : The Chester County Hospital, Mira Conf. Room : 701 East Marshall Street, West Chester
  • Location 2 : Goshen Fire Company, Main Station : 1320 Park Avenue, West Chester
  • Date + Time : February 20, 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Location 1 : The Chester County Hospital, Mira Conf. Room : 701 East Marshall Street, West Chester
  • Location 2 : Goshen Fire Company, Main Station : 1320 Park Avenue, West Chester
  • Location 3 : Longwood Fire Company : 1001 East Baltimore Pike, Kennett Square

Heart Healthy Wellness Programs
For a healthy heart, you need a healthy lifestyle. Take a look at these Wellness Programs to keep you feeling well all year long.

Weight Matters
This class, taught by a registered dietitian, offers realistic success strategies to meet the needs of busy people struggling with unwanted weight gain. The 8-week paid program is preceded by a FREE introductory class. The program fee is $100, but check with your insurance for possible reimbursement.

Stop Smoking Now! Smoking Cessation Program
This seven-week cessation program helps you develop a plan to become a nonsmoker through a combination of education, behavior modification and relaxation techniques. Over-the-counter nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) is provided at no cost.

Reversing Pre-Diabetes
Almost 60 million Americans have pre-diabetes, but unfortunately only 7% are aware they have it. Come to this two hour program to learn more about pre-diabetes and to get the tools you need to change your lifestyle and reduce your risk of getting Type 2 diabetes.

Last Updated: 2/14/2014