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Wear Red to Support Heart Health

By Florida Department of Health, Office of Communications

February 04, 2015


February 4, 2015

Contact: Communications Office

TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Department of Health invites you to raise awareness for heart health by participating in National Wear Red Day®.

Launched by the American Heart Association in 2003 to raise awareness about heart disease and stroke in women, National Wear Red Day® falls on the first Friday in February each year. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in Florida, and many forms of heart disease are highly preventable. The Florida Department of Health encourages you to wear red, learn about your risk for heart disease and take action to reduce your risk.

What:        National Wear Red Day®

When:       Friday, February 6, 2015

Where:      Everywhere Across the Country

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