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Hoag and St. Joseph Health Promote Heart Health with Subway during Heart Awareness Month

Categories: Press Room

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.Jan. 1, 2014 – In honor of American Heart Month, Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian and St. Joseph Health have teamed up with Subway to promote heart healthy dietary choices.

Throughout the month of February, individuals can redeem a coupon for one free sub sandwich, with the purchase of a 6-inch sub and 30 oz. drink, redeemable at all Orange County Subway locations. Coupons, and additional information on how to improve your heart health, can be found at www.hoag.org/heart

With cardiovascular disease being the leading cause of death in the United States, Hoag, St. Joseph Health and Subway hope to raise awareness for the disease and inspire the community to lead a heart-healthy lifestyle. Some tips to follow include:

Eat healthy

Watch your weight

Control your cholesterol

Manage your blood pressure

Reduce your blood sugar


Quit smoking

For more information on how to keep your heart healthy, visit www.hoag.org/heart.


Hoag is an approximately $1 billion nonprofit, regional health care delivery network in Orange County, California, that treats nearly 30,000 inpatients and 350,000 outpatients annually. Hoag consists of two acute-care hospitals, seven health centers, and five urgent care centers. Hoag Hospital Newport Beach, which has served Orange County since 1952, and Hoag Hospital Irvine, which opened in 2010, are designated Magnet hospitals by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Hoag offers a comprehensive blend of health care services that includes five institutes providing specialized services in the following areas: cancer, heart and vascular, neurosciences,women’s health, and orthopedics through Hoag’s affiliate, Hoag Orthopedic Institute. In 2013, Hoag entered into an affiliation with St. Joseph Health to further expand health care services in the Orange County Community. Hoag has been named one of the Best Regional Hospitals in the U.S. News & World Report Metro Edition. National Research Corporation has endorsed Hoag as Orange County’s most preferred hospital for the past 18 consecutive years and, for an unprecedented 18 years, residents of Orange County have chosen Hoag as the county’s best hospital in a local newspaper survey. Visit www.hoag.org for more information.

About St. Joseph Health

St. Joseph Health (SJH) is a $4.4 billion not-for-profit integrated Catholic health care delivery system sponsored by the St. Joseph Health Ministry. SJH’s comprehensive range of services includes 14 acute care hospitals, home health agencies, hospice care, outpatient services, skilled nursing facilities, community clinics and physician organizations throughout California, Texas, and New Mexico. Collectively, the 24,000 dedicated employees and 6,000 outstanding physicians deliver care to more than 137,000 inpatients and 3.6 million outpatients each year. Throughout its comprehensive regions of care, SJH strives to provide perfect care while building the healthiest communities and ensuring every encounter is sacred. These extraordinary efforts have been recognized locally and nationally, including distinctions in US News & World Report and Magnet recognition. Guided by the traditions of its founders, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange, SJH is committed to maintaining a continuum of care that matches the diverse needs of its communities. SJH’s Southern California hospitals include Mission Hospital (Mission Viejo and Laguna Beach); St. Mary Medical Center (Apple Valley); St. Joseph Hospital (Orange) and St. Jude Medical Center (Fullerton). For more information, visit www.stjoe.org.