Did you know that approximately 17 kids die every day from an undiagnosed heart defect? Platte Valley is working with Play With Heart, 27J and the Brighton Recreation Center to host heart screenings for 7-19 year olds, Saturday, October 20.
Youth receive a 12-lead EKG and are screened by a cardiologist for hidden heart conditions. Participants are also evaluated based on the
sound of their heart, blood pressure, and a review of their medical history. The event will also include Defibrillator Demos, Stop The Bleed Education, Hands-Only CPR Lessons, Cardiac Risk Assessments and Stroke Awareness.
When: Saturday, October 20
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Where: Brighton Rec. Center
555 N 11th Ave., Brighton
Price: $10 at door
No need to pre-register for event, but a parent/guardian must accompany each participant. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit playwithheart.org.