Mar. 24 RECOSA Brown Bag Presentations

RECOSA and the City of San Antonio’s Human Resources Dept. held a successful Brown Bag session on heart health on Mar. 24th at the Pre-K 4 SA East Education Center.

Methodist Healthcare gave a presentation on “Heart Disease Prevention – A Dietary Perspective”. They offered complimentary blood pressure checks to all attendees by two registered nurses and provided bags for all 33 attendees. They also provided additional information including a heart healthy shopping list, mistakes when reading nutrition labels, and heart healthy recipes.

The American Heart Assn. gave a presentation on “Get Active!”, in addition to a demonstration on hands-only CPR. They donated hands-only CPR Adult Anytime Kits valued at $2,500 to all 33 attendees. The American Heart Assn. also provided additional information on Life’s Essential 8 Program – key measures for improving and maintaining cardiovascular health.

The presentations, including a YouTube video on hands-only CPR, can be viewed by clicking the images below. The presentations, video and all of the other information provided can be accessed by clicking on the “Mar. 24, 2023 Brown Bag” link from the Presentations & Reports tab at the top of this webpage, or by clicking this link.

A $100 gift card door prize was given away to one lucky attendee, and five CPR shirts, donated by Methodist Healthcare, were given away as door prizes.

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