Monday, Huntsville Memorial Hospital Manager of Community Relations Karen Bilsing and CEO Shannon Brown spoke before Walker County Commissioners and Judge Pierce on behalf of the Walker County American Heart Association. They work with the national organization to initiate heart events in the county and increase awareness of Heart Association programs and activities.
Karen passed along info on one of the big events coming up . . . .
Ms. Bilsing said, “Heart disease is the number one killer in America and stroke is number four–claiming the lives of over 800,000 Americans every year.” She said, “The goal of the Heart Association is to reduce that number by 20 percent by 2020.”
HMH CEO Shannon Brown spoke about heart issues and how Huntsville Memorial is helping . . . .