Webster, TX - Clear Lake Regional Medical Center (CLRMC) employees joined the American Heart Association’s national movement to help end heart disease and stroke in women by showing off their red threads on “National Wear Red Day” today.

Heart disease is the number one killer of women, taking the life of one in three every year. The “Go Red for Women” campaign aims to boost awareness and reduce those alarming statistics.

“Prevention and awareness is crucial when it comes to fighting heart disease,” said Laura Williams, Director of Cath Lab and CV Prep at the Heart & Vascular Hospital of Clear Lake Regional Medical Center. “We look forward to this event every year and are proud to join this nationwide effort to educate women – and their loved ones – about heart disease.”

Heart Month activities at CLRMC include:

  • Friday, February 6 – Go Red Day at CLRMC
  • Thursday, February 19 – Heart Health Education to CCISD teachers
  • Wednesday, February 25 – Presentation on healthy eating following by a cooking demo at CLRMC

 

About Clear Lake Regional Medical Center

Clear Lake Regional Medical Center is a full-service hospital offering inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and specialty services. The campus includes Level II Trauma Capabilities, Neuroscience Institute, The Heart & Vascular Hospital, Breast Diagnostic Center, Wound Care Center, a level III Neonatal ICU, the area’s only Pediatric Emergency Department and Pediatric ICU, and a comprehensive range of services for patients of all ages. With a medical staff of more than 850, Clear Lake Regional Medical Center employs more than 2,100 medical professionals and has served the community for more than 40 years. In 2013, Clear Lake Regional Medical Center invested $92 million in an expansion and renovation project that enhanced services to better serve the Bay Area Houston community. For more information, call 281-332-2511 or visit online at www.clearlakermc.com. For the latest news and updates, visit our website at www.clearlakermc.com or stay connected with us on Facebook and Twitter.

About HCA Gulf Coast Division
7400 Fannin, Suite 650, Houston, TX 77054

HCA Gulf Coast Division is a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient surgery centers, emergency centers, cancer centers, and diagnostic imaging facilities. It offers a complete continuum of specialized health programs and services that meet the needs of Greater Houston and South Texas’ residents and businesses. HCA affiliated facilities in the Gulf Coast Division include 12 Hospitals, 8 ambulatory surgery centers, 14 diagnostic imaging facilities, 8 off-campus emergency centers, and a regional transfer center that provides one-phone-call access and support for patient transfers into and out of the HCA Gulf Coast Division Affiliated Hospitals, as well as access to ground and air transportation within a 150-mile radius. For more information, visit our website at www.HCAGulfCoast.com.