CHHS Faculty and Staff Wore Red on National Wear Red Day to Support Women’s Heart Health

CHHS Faculty and Staff Wore Red on National Wear Red Day to Support Women’s Heart Health

The CHHS “Go Red” team had a morning information session to raise awareness about women’s heart health on Feb. 3, which was National Wear Red Day across the nation. 

National Wear Red Day is intended to raise awareness and advocate for women to be vigilant of keeping their hearts healthy and be aware of the warning signs of heart disease. Cardiovascular disease kills one in three women each year, and many symptoms go undetected. 

The event was spearheaded by Katelyn Matney and Sarah White who, along with their team, provided note cards with heart disease facts. There were tables set up in both McNeill Hall and SHAHS’s main suite in Trask Coliseum. 

Attendees were given the opportunity to fill out a note card in honor of a loved one that was diagnosed with heart disease, and they were hung along the second-floor staircase railing. Red dress pins were given out, and candy kisses and heart lollipops were also enjoyed by the participants. The session was a great success, and plans are being discussed for next year.