February is National Heart Month and Mercy has planned a number of activities in celebration!  

To schedule your Mercy Heart Screen, call 312.567.6088.

$25 Mercy “Heart Screen” (Normally $30)

The Mercy Heart Screen includes a 12-lead EKG, Cholesterol Profile, Diabetes Screening, Blood Pressure Measurement, Peripheral Vascular Disease Assessment, Body Mass Index (BMI), Height and Weight Check, and a customized report by Mercy’s expert cardiology team. Mercy’s Heart Screen Special is available at Mercy Hospital, Mercy Medical at Dearborn Station, and Mercy Medical on Pulaski.

$59 “Heart & Stroke Screen Plus” (Normally $79)

The “Heart & Stroke Screen Plus” includes Mercy’s “Heart Screen,” as well as Carotid Artery Screening, which identifies your risk for stroke, and an Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening, which identifies risk of the enlargement of the blood vessel that supplies blood to the abdomen, pelvis, and legs. Mercy’s “Heart & Stroke Screen Plus” is available at Mercy Hospital by appointment only.

$79 “Heart Disease Detector Screen" (Normally $99)
The “Heart Disease Detector Screen” tests your calcium scoring, which indicates how much calcification or hardening of the arteries there is in, near, or around the coronary arteries, which can be used as an indicator for heart disease, or determine how severe your calcium build up is. The “Heart Disease Detector Screen” screening is available at Mercy Hospital.

$130 “Prevention Package” (Normally $150)

Best value, providing all three screenings! By purchasing the Prevention Package, you will receive revolutionizing heart care and the latest in non-invasive cardiac screenings, with the most sophisticated diagnostic technology.

Love Your Heart and take advantage of free health screening events to help you live well. Find the location nearest you and begin your road to a healthy heart.  No appointment necessary, just stop by during the times listed!

Free screenings include blood pressure, cholesterol, and more.

Wednesday, February 12th
Mercy Medical on Pulaski
5525 S. Pulaski
9:00am - 1:00pm

Wednesday, February 19th
Mercy Hospital & Medical Center
2525 S. Michigan Avenue
7:00am-8:30am; 11:00am-1:00pm; 4:00pm-5:30pm

Saturday, February 22nd
* Special Beyond the Heart Event; Comprehensive Screening
Mercy Family Health Center at Oakwood Shores
3753 S. Cottage Grove Avenue

Possible screenings (based on risk factors) include:   

  • Blood Pressure
  • Ankle Brachial Index (ABI), which identifies risk of peripheral vascular disease, blockage of the blood vessels that supply blood to the legs.
  • Carotid Artery Screenings, which scan the major arteries in the neck for buildup of fatty plaque, the number one cause of stroke.
  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, which identifies risk of enlargement of the blood vessel that supplies blood to the abdomen, pelvis and legs.

*Appointments are required for this event only; call 312-567-2600

Wednesday, February 26th
Mercy Medical in Chatham
8541 S. State

Free Lunch & Learn Discussion
In celebration of National Heart Month, Mercy Hospital is offering a special Lunch & Learn discussion on Friday, February 14th.

Friday, February 14th
Great Room, 12th Floor, Register Online
Pregnancy & Heart Disease
Presented by: Qiong (Joan) Zhao, MD
Cardiac diseases complicate 1% to 4% of pregnancies in women without preexisting cardiac abnormalities.  In patients with preexisting heart conditions, they are a leading cause of maternal death associated with pregnancy.  Join Dr. Qiong (Joan) Zhao for a special lunch & learn discussion on pregnancy and heart disease in women on Friday, February 14th at 12:00pm in the 12th floor great room. Learn about the normal physiology of pregnancy and the management of commonly encountered cardiac diseases during pregnancy.