The American Coronary heart Affiliation and Blue Cross and Blue Defend of North Carolina (Blue Cross NC) are launching a collection of initiatives to enhance coronary heart well being amongst at-risk populations within the Triad.
The primary came about Monday, Feb. 24 at The Sizzling Seat Salon at 206 Change Place in Greensboro.
Hair, Coronary heart & Well beingis a brand new, distinctive program that trains the workers of native barbershops and sweetness salons to speak to their shoppers about the way to higher handle their blood stress, improve their bodily exercise, develop wholesome consuming habits and determine threat components for coronary heart illness. Made attainable by a major funding from Blue Cross NC, the occasion consists of:
- A blood stress station staffed by a nurse
- A heart-healthy cooking demonstration and tasting from Chef N’Gai from the Triad Cell Kitchen
- The chance for attendees to share their private well being tales throughout “Crimson Chair Speak”
In regards to the American Coronary heart Affiliation
The American Coronary heart Affiliation is a relentless pressure for a world of longer, more healthy lives. They’re devoted to making sure equitable well being in all communities. By way of collaboration with quite a few organizations, and powered by thousands and thousands of volunteers, they fund progressive analysis, advocate for the general public’s well being and share lifesaving assets. The Dallas-based group has been a number one supply of well being info for practically a century. Join with them on coronary heart.org, Fb, and Twitter, or by calling 1-800-AHA-USA1.
About Blue Cross and Blue Defend of North Carolina
Blue Cross and Blue Defend of North Carolina (Blue Cross NC) improves the well being and well-being of our shoppers and communities by offering progressive well being care merchandise, companies and knowledge to greater than 3.9 million members, together with roughly 1.1 million served on behalf of different Blue Plans. Since 1933, we have now labored to make North Carolina a greater place to stay by our help of neighborhood organizations, applications and occasions that promote good well being. Blue Cross and Blue Defend of North Carolina is an unbiased licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Defend Affiliation. Go to Blue Cross NC on-line at bluecrossnc.com. All different marks are the property of their respective homeowners.
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