In January and February, Bryan Well being pledged to donate a bounce rope to native colleges for each HeartAware screening accomplished.
Over 800 HeartAware screenings had been accomplished, which implies native colleges will obtain over 800 bounce ropes to advertise coronary heart well being.
Final week, Dr. Ryan Shelstad, a cardiothoracic surgeon at Bryan Coronary heart, personally delivered bounce ropes to college students at Villa Marie House and Faculty in Waverly. Shelstad educated college students on the significance of wholesome consuming and train to create a coronary heart wholesome way of life. He even challenged college students to a bounce roping contest to see who might bounce rope the longest.
Following time with Shelstad, one Villa Marie scholar ate all of his inexperienced beans at lunch and mentioned, “I’m all the time going to eat coronary heart wholesome!”
Bounce ropes are being donated to Lincoln Public Faculties, Lincoln Catholic Faculties and Lincoln Lutheran.
HeartAware is a free and confidential on-line coronary heart screening that gives contributors with their coronary heart age and danger for coronary heart illness. If persons are discovered to be in danger, they will select to fulfill with a nurse and focus on methods to enhance coronary heart well being.