Heart Month activities with an International Flair

Heart_Month_Bundle_0120_EmailAll around the world you’ll find people with unique personalities, passions and talents – each of them with a heart that they could not live without. Hennepin Healthcare has a month full of free, heart-healthy activities planned to celebrate these multi-chambered organs responsible for love – and life itself! Check out our exciting schedule and discover a way to treat your heart – and mind – this February.

Learn Hands-Only CPR and Save Lives
Wednesday, February 5
12pm to 1pm | HCMC Red Building, 2nd-floor skyway, public seating area
No mouth-to-mouth assisted breathing needed for this type of CPR! Learn this simple, life-saving technique from our Hennepin EMS team. Every second counts!

National Wear Red Day
Friday, February 7

Hennepin Healthcare is going red! Wear red on the first Friday in February to raise awareness about cardiovascular disease and save lives. Email photos of your group wearing red to events@hcmed.org.

Two Daves with Heart: David Fine, MD on Healthy Matters with David Hilden, MD
Sunday, February 9, 7am to 8 am | WCCO-AM Radio (Listen LIVE)
Tune in to hear cardiologist David Fine, MD kick off National Cardiac Rehabilitation Week and hear how this essential intervention following a heart attack, cardiac surgery or other heart issue helps patients regain strength and confidence.

Quigong with Acupuncturist Steve Compton
Wednesday, February 12,
12pm to 1pm
Clinic & Specialty Center | M. Stillman Education and Community Center

Qigong is a mind-body-spirit practice with origins in China that improves mental and physical health by integrating posture, movement, breathing technique, self-massage, sound, and focused intent. Join Steve Compton as he leads a Shibashi (18 Harmonizing Movements) Qigong class – great for beginners! Register early – class may fill up. RSVP

Zumba with Patient Services Coordinator Deanne Flomo
Thursday, February 13, 12pm to 1pm
Clinic & Specialty Center | M. Stillman Education and Community Center
Zumba, developed in Colombia, is a fitness program that combines Latin music with dance moves. Join Deanne Flomo for this “dance party” and get your heart moving! Register early – class may fill up. RSVP

Food is Medicine with Certified Executive Chef Antonio Sanchez and Registered Dietitian Elizabeth Rosenstein
Thursday, February 20, 12pm to 1pm
Clinic & Specialty Center | M. Stillman Education and Community Center

Eating heart-healthy can be flavorful! Learn how to prepare heart-healthy meals and get cooking tips from Certified Executive Chef Antonio Sanchez and Registered Dietitian Elizabeth Rosenstein. RSVP

High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) with Physician Assistant Natalie Ikeman
Friday, February 21,
12pm to 1pm
Clinic & Specialty Center | M. Stillman Education and Community Center
High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is a form of timed cardiovascular high-intensity exercises with short periods of active recovery. Natalie Ikeman will teach this HIIT class using bodyweight only and modifications will be provided for all fitness levels. RSVP

Yoga with Cardiology Physician Assistant Jill Jordan
Wednesday, February 26, 12pm to 1pm
Clinic & Specialty Center | M. Stillman Education and Community Center

Yoga is a mind and body practice with origins in India more than 5,000 years ago. Join Jill Jordan as she leads a yoga class combining physical postures, breathing techniques, and meditation or relaxation. No mat required. Register early – class may fill up. RSVP

The Hennepin Heart Center provides comprehensive care for your heart by specialists in all areas of cardiovascular medicine. Caring for common cardiovascular problems such as blocked arteries and abnormal rhythms, we also evaluate and manage heart failure as well as complex heart and arterial disease.

North Loop Clinic and Pharmacy opens April 17

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Open House set for Wednesday, April 26

The North Loop Clinic and Pharmacy, located on the first floor of the Tractor Works Building at 800 Washington Avenue, opens on April 17 in the North Loop neighborhood and central business district in downtown Minneapolis. The clinic is owned by Hennepin Healthcare System, Inc.

“We’re excited to make our health care and pharmacy services available to people who live and work in the vibrant North Loop area,” said clinic medical director Dr. Jane Hess. “We look forward to partnering with our new neighbors to achieve and maintain their health care goals.”

North Loop Clinic was designed to give patients convenient access to the care they need – when they need it – while connecting them to the comprehensive services and expertise available through Hennepin Healthcare System.

The 6,312 square foot neighborhood clinic provides a full range of care for everyone in the family, including family/pediatric medicine, dermatology, allergy, women’s health (certified nurse midwives, OB/GYN specialists), integrative health (acupuncture, chiropractic), laboratory services and a convenient, on-site pharmacy.

“In addition to general dermatologic care, we are also offering cosmetic dermatology at the clinic,” explains Dr. Hess. “Botox, micro needling, cosmetic fillers, chemical peels and other procedures are available, and our adjoining pharmacy will carry a variety of cosmetic products.”

North Loop Clinic and Pharmacy offers same day and next day appointments, as well as evening and Saturday hours. Walk-in appointments and new patients are welcome.

The public is invited to an Open House at North Loop Clinic and Pharmacy on Wednesday, April 26 from 4-7pm. Clinic providers and staff look forward to meeting visitors, and giving tours and health demonstrations. Refreshments will also be served.

North Loop Clinic is the eighth neighborhood clinic to join Hennepin Healthcare System. In 2018, a 325,000 square foot Specialty Center opens on 8th Street across from Hennepin County Medical Center, offering convenient access to many of the hospital’s downtown campus clinics and outpatient services. For more information about North Loop Clinic and Pharmacy or to schedule an appointment, call 612.873.6963 or go to www.hcmc.org/northloop.