(EFFINGHAM, IL) – To celebrate Heart Month, HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital is partnering with Senior Services of Effingham County (ECCOA) to host their February “Lunch and Learn” event for seniors. The Lunch and Learn will be held Wednesday, Feb. 19 at 11 a.m. at the ECCOA Activity Center at 209 South Merchant Street.
 
Sheri Barnett, DNP, a nurse practitioner specializing in cardiology with Prairie Heart Institute at HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital, will present on “Hypertension: Your Body Under Pressure.” Senior citizens are welcome to join Barnett as she discusses the consequences of high blood pressure and gives her three-pronged approach to controlling it through medication, diet and exercise.
 
Nursing staff from HSHS Home Care Southern Illinois will be conducting blood pressure screenings before the presentation.
 
To make a reservation to attend the Feb. 19 Lunch and Learn event at the Effingham Senior Center, please call 217-347-5569.

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Brad Ochiltree

Manager, Marketing & Communications
HSHS Illinois
Office: (217) 464-1161
bradley.ochiltree@hshs.org

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