Healthy Heart Jump Start 2020 begins Jan. 29

Published 11:38 am Thursday, January 23, 2020

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Was one of your New Year’s resolutions to get healthy this year? Are you looking for ways to enhance your current health and health regimen? If so, then the Lincoln County Extension Office has just the thing for you.

For an eight-week period, starting Jan. 29 and running through March 18, the Extension Office is presenting Healthy Heart Jump Start 2020.

The program, which is free to the public, includes heart risk screenings, nutrition classes, walking/stress management classes and many other incentives, like delicious recipes, weekly kitchen tools and the chance to win a FitBit, a $25 gift card or a 1-month gym membership.

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There will be heart risk pre-screenings and post-screenings conducted by Fort Logan Ephraim McDowell Hospital. The pre-screenings will begin at 9 a.m. on Jan. 29 and the post-screenings will begin at 9 a.m. on March 18. You must call to schedule an appointment. Both screenings will be done at the Extension Office.

The nutrition classes will be held Wednesdays at 1 p.m. at the Extension Office. The walking/stress management classes will be held Fridays from 11 a.m. to noon at the Stanford Baptist Church Chrisitian Life Center.

To register, please call the Extension Office at 606-365-2447 to schedule a time for your pre-screening! DEADLINE to register is JAN. 24!