What: Through a generous community grant from Edwards Lifesciences, part of
their Every Heart Beat Matters campaign, Hoag, Share Our Selves Community
Health Center, SOS-El Sol Wellness Center and Edwards Lifesciences will
be hosting a free Heart Screening event on Saturday, May 2 and Sunday,
May 3 at the City of Santa Ana’s Cinco de Mayo Weekend Festival,
in downtown Santa Ana.
Three heart screenings will be offered during the weekend – Blood
Pressure, Body Mass Index (BMI) and a Heart Sound Evaluation read by a
Hoag physician. Attendees who complete the screening will receive a free
goody bag, which includes a grocery gift card. Those marked for follow-up
will be encouraged to schedule a free appointment with Share Our Selves
Community Health Center in Costa Mesa or SOS-El Sol Wellness Center in
Why: With cardiovascular disease being the leading cause of death in the United
States, Hoag and Edwards Lifesciences hope to raise awareness for the
disease and inspire the community to lead a heart healthy lifestyle.
When: Saturday, May 2 from 12 p.m. – 10 p.m. and Sunday, May 3 from 10:30
a.m. – 9 p.m.
Where: Downtown Santa Ana, Santa Ana Community Events
For general information, please email