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Finger Lakes Health News 2015
Finger Lakes Health Celebrates Heart Month
February is American Heart Month, a time to show yourself the love. Finger Lakes Health is committed to helping you learn about your risks for heart disease and stroke and stay "heart healthy" for yourself and your loved ones.

According to the Center for Disease Control, Cardiovascular disease (CVD)—including heart disease, stroke, and high blood pressure—is the number 1 killer of women and men in the United States. It is a leading cause of disability, often preventing Americans from working and enjoying family activities. CVD costs the United States over $300 billion each year, including the cost of health care services, medications, and lost productivity.

Finger Lakes Health is committed to providing our communities free opportunities for prevention and care to decrease the number of patients suffering from Cardiovascular Disease in our region.

Protect Your Heart through Education Join Finger Lakes Health for a free session of Cardiac PRE-hab with Cardiologist Dr. Joseph Gomez. Choose one mini Cardiac PRE-hab session below to attend for free. Register online at or by calling (315) 787-4012.

Tuesday, February 24, Geneva General Hospital’s Hospitality Area, right off main lobby at the main North Street entrance, 196 North Street, Geneva, 6-8 p.m.

Wednesday, February 25, Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital’s Cardiac Rehab Department, 418 Main Street, Penn Yan, 6-8 p.m.

Thursday, February 26, Generations Bank Headquarters Conference Room, 20 East Bayard Street, Seneca Falls, 6-8 p.m.

A full 8-week Cardiac PRE-hab program will be held Tuesdays from April 7 through May 26 for $35 at the Geneva Community Center, 160 Carter Road in Geneva. For more details, please call (315) 787-4012 or e-mail

In addition to Cardiac PRE-hab, we are offering the following opportunities for our community members:

February 3-Cardiologist Dr. Joseph Gomez will be the guest speaker for Finger Lakes Health Matters on WGVA 1240 AM and 96.1FM at 8:35 a.m. Dr. Gomez will be discussing the upcoming Cardiac PRE-hab session as well as general information relating to heart health.

February 6-Finger Lakes Health will be celebrating “National Wear Red Day” by encouraging all employees to wear red to raise awareness of women and heart disease. One in three women die of heart disease and stroke each year.

February 6-Cardiologist Dr. Joseph Gomez will be speaking at a Lunch and Learn for Ontario County employees on “What is Cardiac PRE-hab and How Can I Benefit?” from 12-1 p.m. at the Ontario County Complex.

February 10-There will be a free Blood Pressure Screening from 1-3 p.m. in the Acute Rehab Dining Room at Geneva General Hospital. For more information call Diana Modera at (315) 787-4464.

February 18-Cardiologist Dr. Timothy Malins will be hosting a free lunchtime talk on heart disease to the community in Conference Room A&B at Geneva General Hospital. Light lunch served from 12-12:30 p.m. followed by a presentation from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Please call Geneva General Hospital Cardiac Rehab Department at (315) 787-4596 to register.

February 26- There will be a free Blood Pressure Screening from 11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the Geneva First United Methodist Church as part of the Geneva Community Lunch Program. For more information call Diana Modera at (315) 787-4464.

Make an appointment to see Cardiologist Dr. Joseph Gomez today by calling (315) 787-4204 or (315) 531-2904. You won’t want to miss a single moment of what’s ahead—your family will thank you for it.

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