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YNHHS gets in step for May 4 Heart Walk

The Heart and Vascular Center held kickoff meetings at both YNHH campuses for employees interested in leading teams for the Saturday, May 4 American Heart Association 32nd Annual Greater New Haven Heart Walk at Savin Rock, West Haven. Meeting speakers were Keith Churchwell, MD, senior vice president, Operations, and executive director, HVC and Transplantation Center and clinical service coordinator, Internal Medicine; and Francine LoRusso, RN, vice president, HVC, Transplantation Center and Medicine Services. Yale New Haven Health’s HVC is a walk sponsor. The event will feature kids’ activities, health screenings and information, healthy snacks and lunch. Well-behaved dogs on leashes are welcome. YNHHS participants will each receive a t-shirt. Registration is at 9 am; the walk begins at 10 am, rain or shine. To register, visit www.newhavenheartwalk.org and choose YNHH/NEMG/Yale University as the company. There is no registration fee or fundraising minimum. If you are unable to walk that day, please consider making a donation. For more information, call Alison Brennan, HVC educator, 203-688-3212.