CMHS Free Cardiovascular Health Fair
May 22, 2010

(Ventura, California) Stroke screenings, heart rhythm checks, non-invasive blood pressure measurements, non-fasting total cholesterol and glucose (limited supply), diabetes information, and a cardiopulmonary resuscitation demonstration will be featured at the Community Memorial Health System Cardiovascular Health Fair on Saturday, May 22.

The free informational event will also feature expert speakers and heart-care seminars, plus “Ask a Nurse” and “Ask a Pharmacist” booths. The event is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Community Memorial Hospital’s eighth-floor Nichols Auditorium. Bilingual staff will be available.

Those attending will learn how the cardiovascular system works and how the ABCs of cardiovascular health affect them. In addition, attendees will learn how advertising may influence choices that affect cardiovascular health and ways to make positive choices for good cardiovascular health.

Other cardiovascular health topics to be covered include smoking cessation, exercise, stress reduction, chiropractic care and mini-stress massages. Prizes, giveaways and free refreshments will be provided.

Community Memorial Hospital is located at 147 N. Brent Street. For more information or to register, call (805) 585-3055, or visit

Community Memorial Health System is a not-for-profit health system, which is comprised of Community Memorial Hospital, Ojai Valley Community Hospital, and nine family-practice health centers entitled Centers for Family Health. The health system is located in Ventura County, California.