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Cardiac Wellness and Education Programs

The best ways to control or prevent heart disease are to monitor your body for warning signs and to eat healthy. PinnacleHealth’s CardioVascular Institute and Learning Institute offer community wellness and education programs to help you learn how to take good care of your heart.

Be Smart, Shop Right

Led by registered dietitians, these grocery-shopping tours are designed to teach you how to shop wisely for heart-healthy eating. Classes are free. Call 717-221-6173 to register.

Cardiac Rehabilitation

The cardiac rehabilitation program will help you achieve your optimal quality of life after treatment for heart disease. For more information, call:

  • 717-316-2158 – Hanover
  • 717-920-4470 – Harrisburg
  • 717-441-3137 –Mechanicsburg

Cholesterol and Blood Glucose Screenings

Through community wellness, we can arrange blood screenings for organizations and businesses. Cholesterol screenings can be combined with blood pressure and/or blood glucose screenings. Request a community wellness screening at your company or event.

Congestive Heart Failure Clinic

This clinic is designed to help you manage your congestive heart failure. For more information, call 717-231-8445.

CPR Classes

Learn single-rescuer CPR skills and how to assist a choking victim. There is a fee for this class. For more information, call 717-231-8900.

Nutrition Counseling

For information on diet and healthy eating habits, call 717-221-6258. There is a fee for this service. Free grocery shopping tours are offered at local stores throughout the year. For more information, call 717-231-8900.

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