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ATHLETIC HEART SCREEN
Cardiovascular Concepts Offers Low-Cost Covid-19 Echo Heart Screenings
Cardiovascular Concepts have partnered with several local physician groups and non-profit organizations to offer low-cost echocardiogram athletic screenings that can help prevent sudden cardiac death in those who are unaware they are at risk and evaluate youth for Covid-19 heart related risks.
“Sudden cardiac death is the largest cause of natural death in the U.S. causing about 325,000 adult deaths each year, with them occurring most frequently in adults in their mid-30s to mid-40s.
An ultrasound of the heart, an echocardiogram is a painless, safe and non-invasive screening tool often used to diagnose structural abnormalities of the heart and conditions such as hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy; anomalous coronary artery; myocarditis; Long QT Syndrome; aortic disease; and valve disease.
Screenings will be offered at local physician groups and inside the following Family YMCA locations at various times and locations.
If you would like your child to have a screening please use the following link for registration.
Our goal is to make sure all of our local athletes and sports enthusiasts have the information they need to stay safe while enjoying the many athletic pursuits available to them in our area,” explains Robin Smith, Regional Director for Cardiovascular Concepts – Center for youth health advocacy.
We believe in helping those who are less fortunate than others through our advocacy program entitled
Your support and contributions will enable us to provide a child with a life saving screening.
Your generous donation will fund our mission for our Echo 20/20, locker room program which will screen all children for cardiac disease and provide heart healthy strategies for their future.
We are asking for your support but a generous donation of $250.00, would provide a life saving screening for five individuals athletes.