15th Annual Northwest Indiana Go Red for Women Symposium

The American Heart Association hosted its 15th annual “Northwest Indiana Go Red for Women Symposium” in Merrillville Thursday to educate participants about staying heart healthy in the fight against heart disease and stroke. Health screenings will be done by Methodist Hospitals and attendees were able to take part in a Hands-only CPR demonstration.

(Photo by Laura Waluszko)

The 2019 event featured a panel of three local health experts –Dr. Maya Kommineni, Porter Regional Hospital, Dr. Andre Artis, Methodist Hospitals, and Dr. Matthew Kamin, Franciscan Health- answering questions about heart health.

Also new this year – “survivor strut” that featured 10 local survivors.  For more information from the American Heart Association visit www.heart.org