Bearcats News · Free Heart Screening Feb 23rd


FREE Heart Screening For Ages 12-25
Open to ALL ages 12-25, regardless of the school they attend
 Sudden Cardiac Arrest is the LEADING
CAUSE OF DEATH on school campuses.
 SCA is the #1 KILLER of student
athletes.
 7,000 – 10,000 school-aged children
die from SCA each year, many without
ever showing signs or symptoms.
 Heart Screenings are completely
painless and non-invasive.
 Annual exams and PPE’s do not screen
for heart defects.
EVENT DATE AND TIME:
Sunday, February 23, 2020
9am – 3pm
EVENT LOCATION:
College of San Mateo
1700 W Hillsdale Blvd
San Mateo, CA 94402
Learn more & register: https://viaheartproject.org/screenings/
VIA HAS SCREENED 5,584 YOUNG HEARTS!
331 were found at-risk or needing follow-up
EACH VIA SCREENING CONSISTS OF THE
FOLLOWING STATIONS:
• Registration
• Blood pressure
• Height/weight
• Health history review
• Hands only CPR and AED
• EKG
• Cardiology consultation
• Echocardiogram