Heart Disease

Heart Month 2018 Events

Billings Clinic Living with Heart Failure Lunch & LearnLiving with Heart Failure - Lunch & Learn

Join Billings Clinic Cardiologists Kristin Scott-Tillery, MD, and Collin Fischer, MD, along with a panel of experts as they discuss heart failure management. A light lunch is included. Broadcast via Eastern Montana Telemedicine Network.

Wednesday, February 21 • Noon to 1 pm

Register Online.

Community Heart Health Screenings

Thursday-Saturday, February 15, 16 & 17 • 8 am to 9:30 am
NW entrance Montana Pavilion at MetraPark - Registration is required.

Register online or call 255-8440 or 1-800-252-1246 to reserve a time.

See us at the MATE/Home & Health Expo

Free blood pressure checks and health information for the whole family. Lab Direct health screenings: you order the tests, we send you the results! (May need to fast for 12 hours before.)
Thursday & Friday, February 15 & 16 • 10 am to 6 pm       |      Saturday, February 17 • 10 am to 5 pm
Montana Pavilion at MetraPark       |      For more information, call Healthline at 255-8400.

CPR Saturday

Billings Clinic invites the community to learn life-saving skills at CPR Saturday. Classes are FREE and appropriate for ages 12 and up.
Saturday, February 17 • 8 am to Noon      |      Mansfield Center at St. Vincent Healthcare
Register online or call 255-8410.

 
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