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Check Your Heart

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in America. But it’s preventable. And once you know your risk for heart disease, you can help manage it.

The UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute has teamed up with the American Heart Association and the Pittsburgh Penguins to encourage you to Check Your Heart!

Free Heart Screenings

National Wear Red Day Go Red for Women Screening

Friday, Feb. 3, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
The Wintergarden at PPG Place
One PPG Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

UPMC St. Margaret & St. Margaret Foundation Go Red for Women Screening

Friday, Feb. 3, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
UPMC St. Margaret, Entrance B Lobby
815 Freeport Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15215

UPMC McKeesport Go Red for Women Screening

Friday, Feb. 3, noon to 3 p.m.
UPMC McKeesport, History Wall Area
First Floor, Prescott Building
1500 Fifth Avenue
McKeesport, PA 15132

UPMC East Go Red for Women Screening

Friday, Feb. 3, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
UPMC East, First Floor Lobby
2775 Mosside Blvd.
Monroeville, PA 15146

11th Annual Wear Red Heart Awareness Expo

Friday, Feb. 3, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Ambassador Center
7794 Peach Street
Erie, PA 16509

Kin-Hearted: The Red Hat Healthy Heart Symposium & Luncheon

Saturday, Feb. 4, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (screenings offered from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.)
A Second Chance
8350 Frankstown Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15221
Registration required, please register here

Mt. Olive Baptist Church Heart Screening

Sunday, Feb. 12, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Mt. Olive Baptist Church (Sharpsburg)
1020 Main Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15215

Magee-Womens Heart Program Screening

Tuesday, Feb. 14, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC, Main Lobby
300 Halket St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

UPMC Northwest Heart Healthy Health Fair

Friday, Feb. 17, 8 a.m. to noon
UPMC Northwest, Courtyard Conference Room
100 Fairfield Drive
Seneca, PA 16346
Registration required by Feb. 10; please call 814-677-1463 or 1-800-422-8888

Be Smart About Your Heart

Wednesday, Feb. 22, 9 to 11 a.m.
UPMC St. Margaret, Conference Centers A, B, and C
815 Freeport Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15215
Reservations required; please call 1-866-939-RSVP (7787) or register here

Keeping the Beat: Smart Strategies for a Stronger Heart

Friday, Feb. 24, 9 to 11 a.m.
UPMC McKeesport, Kelly Conference Center
Ground Floor, Kelly Building
1500 Fifth Avenue
McKeesport, PA 15132
Registration required; please call 412-644-2306 or register here

View more information about heart screenings and events.

Know Your Risk and Take Action

» Find out your risk through the American Heart Association's MyHeart Check
» Schedule an appointment for a comprehensive evaluation

Check Your Heart Recipe Cards

UPMC, the American Heart Association, and the Pittsburgh Penguins have teamed up to create a set of heart-healthy recipes to encourage you to Check Your Heart.

Heart Health Articles on the UPMC HealthBeat Blog

Visit our patient blog to read the latest information about heart health and many other topics:

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