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Free Heart Screening Tests and Events

Heart disease is the number one killer in America, but in most cases, it's preventable. UPMC and the American Heart Association are partnering to raise awareness about the risks of heart disease and to encourage those at risk to get screened.

You can get screened by:

  • Scheduling a comprehensive heart screening test and evaluation (covered by insurance in most cases) by calling 1-855-UPMC-HVI (876-2484)
  • Attending a free heart disease screening event
​Event: ​Location: ​Screening Includes:
National Wear Red Day Go Red for Women Screening
Friday, Feb. 3, 2017
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
​The Wintergarden at PPG Place
One PPG Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
  • ​Blood pressure
  • Weight/BMI
  • Ask the Expert
  • Cholesterol and blood glucose
  • ​UPMC St. Margaret & St. Margaret Foundation Go Red for Women Screening
    Friday, Feb. 3, 2017
    10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    ​UPMC St. Margaret
    Entrance B Lobby
    815 Freeport Road
    Pittsburgh, PA 15215

    Parking will be validated
  • ​Blood pressure
  • Cholesterol*
  • Glucose
  • Heart health information
  • Risk factor guidelines
  • Heart-healthy recipes
  • Exercise tips

  • *9-hour fast recommended
    UPMC McKeesport Go Red for Women Screening
    Friday, Feb. 3, 2017
    Noon to 3 p.m.

    Wear red and receive a special sweet treat!
    ​UPMC McKeesport
    History Wall Area
    First Floor, Prescott Building
    1500 Fifth Avenue
    McKeesport, PA 15132
  • Blood pressure
  • Heart health information
  • Risk factor
    guidelines
  • Heart-healthy recipes
  • Bone density screening
  • Colorectal testing kits
  • Giveaways and photo booth pictures
  • UPMC East Go Red for Women Screening
    Friday, Feb. 3, 2017
    11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    ​UPMC East
    First Floor Lobby
    2775 Mosside Blvd.
    Monroeville, PA 15146
  • ​Blood pressure
  • Cholesterol*
  • Heart health
    information
  • Glucose
  • Risk factor guidelines
  • Heart-healthy recipes

  • *9-hour fast recommended
    11th Annual Wear Red Heart Awareness Expo
    Friday, Feb. 3, 2017
    11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    First 150 participants receive a gift bag
    ​Ambassador Center
    7794 Peach Street
    Erie, PA 16509
  • ​Blood pressure
  • Body mass index
  • Cardiovascular risk assessment
  • Varicose vein
  • Stroke risk
  • Diabetes
  • PIXI scans
  • Cholesterol and blood sugar testing available for $10
  • Mini-lectures
  • Complimentary refreshments
  • Shopping
  • A raffle
  • Kin-Hearted: The Red Hat Healthy Heart Symposium & Luncheon
    Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017
    9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
    (Screenings offered from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.)

    Workshops and lunch are included
    Registration is required; please register here
    ​A Second Chance
    8350 Frankstown Ave.
    Pittsburgh, PA 15221
  • ​Blood pressure
  • Weight/BMI
  • Ask the Expert
  • Cholesterol and blood glucose
  • ​Mt. Olive Baptist Church Heart Screening
    Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017
    10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
    ​Mt. Olive Baptist Church (Sharpsburg)
    1020 Main Street
    Pittsburgh, PA 15215
  • ​Blood pressure
  • Weight/BMI
  • Ask the Expert
  • Cholesterol and blood glucose
  • Magee-Womens Heart Program Screening​
    Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017
    11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    ​Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
    Main Lobby
    300 Halket St.
    Pittsburgh, PA 15213
  • Blood pressure
  • Weight/BMI
  • Ask the Expert
  • Cholesterol and blood glucose
  • UPMC Northwest Heart Healthy Health Fair​
    Friday, Feb. 17, 2017
    8 a.m. to noon

    Registration required by Feb. 10
    Please call 814-677-1463 or
    1-800-422-8888​
    ​UPMC Northwest
    Courtyard Conference Room
    100 Fairfield Drive
    Seneca, PA 16346
  • Blood pressure
  • Carotid artery check
  • Cholesterol*
  • Blood glucose and
    A1C*
  • Osteoporosis
  • Body composition
  • Nutritional and exercise information
  • Ask the Pharmacist

  • *12 hour fast required

    Keeping the Beat:
    Smart Strategies for a Stronger Heart

    Friday, Feb. 24, 2017
    9 to 11 a.m.

    Registration required
    Please call 412-644-2306 or register here
    ​UPMC McKeesport
    Kelly Conference Center
    Ground Floor, Kelly Building
    1500 Fifth Avenue
    McKeesport, PA 15132

    Free parking available in hospital garage
  • Blood pressure
  • Colorectal screening kits
  • Bone density
  • Pulmonary function

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