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Wear Red Day - Heart Health Month

It's February--the month of hearts! <3 To celebrate and promote awareness, the Grayson County Health Department had Wear Red Day on February 6th, 2024. Staff gathered for a photo and to promote healthy hearts.

"About 695,000 people die of heart disease in the United States every year–that's 1 in every 5 deaths. Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the most common type of heart disease, killing approximately 375,476 people annually. Every year about 805,000 Americans have a heart attack." (Source: New York State Department of Health)

The Grayson County Health Department continues to promote heart-healthy habits such as exercising regularly, eating a healthy diet, drinking plenty of water, and avoiding smoking.

For more information about how you can practice heart-healthy habits, visit the CDC's website at:


Did you know that the Grayson County Health Department offers CPR certification classes? Our instructors are certified by the American Heart Association. Our classes include BLS certification and more. For more information, click here.

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