We want to hear from you. Share what your heart beats for on the LiveWELL Yammer page using #MyHeartBeats4.
Atrium Health is proud to bring awareness to Heart Health Month each February. We encourage teammates to make Heart Health a priority all year long. Use LiveWELL’s Lifestyle Quick Tips for a Healthy Heart to keep the beat strong, and remember what (your) #MyHeartBeats4.
Order your Heart Health T-Shirt online today!
1. Teammates - Order your shirt from the Atrium Health Proud Store.
(Purchase your t-shirt from the Proud Store and receive free shipping. Use the Proud Store for individual orders. Credit/debit cards accepted for payment.)
2. Leaders - Order shirts for your team from the Teammate Appreciation Store.
(Purchase bulk orders from the Teammate Appreciation Store. Department Codes accepted as payment.)
Did you know? During the 2020 Heart Health Month campaign, nearly $3,500 was raised from Atrium Health teammate t-shirt sales, benefiting Cardiac Rehabilitation through the Atrium Health Foundation. This year, $1 from each t-shirt sale will go to the same cause.
|Participate in the 17th Annual Cupid’s Cup 5k, February 7-14, 2021
Visit www.CupidsCup5k.com for details and to register.
|Send an eCard Today
Show your teammates you appreciate them and remind them of the importance of a healthy heart. Visit the Recognition & Rewards Platform to send a #MyHeartBeats4You eCard. You’ll find this eCard in the “Just Because” category.
Download one of these MS Teams background images to stress the importance of a healthy heart. Choose from two image options – red or teal.
“Engage in heart healthy activities.”
- Daniel Koehler, DO Cardiologist Atrium Health Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute
For a healthy heart, Dr. Koehler recommends eating foods low in saturated fats, such as the Mediterranean diet and getting enough exercise. Walk for 30 minutes 5 days a week, or go cycling, jogging, or hiking with hill climbing for a total of 75 minutes per week.
“It has been almost three years since my heart scare, and I have made changes in my life to have a healthy heart. I eat better, and I use my stationary bike almost every day.”
-Laronda Hudson, Sr Human Resource Associate, Health & Well-Being Benefits, Human Resources
Physical Well-Being: Complete your Annual Wellness Exam (includes age, gender and condition-appropriate labs and screenings) or Engage Medical Nutrition Therapy to improve your blood pressure or cholesterol
Financial Well-Being: Reduce financial stress by watching Building a Better Budget On Demand - YouTube or Exploring Free On-Demand Fitness Opportunities
Personal Well-Being: Watch one of the On-Demand Webinars on Fitness, Nutrition or Resilience or Volunteer Through Atrium Serves or Give to Atrium Health Foundation/Cardiac Rehabilitation
Teammates have a total of two hours of paid time, in 15-minute increments, at any time during the year, to complete routine preventive care. Visit the Time Out for Prevention page to learn more.