In observance of National Heart Month. Jefferson Regional Medical Center will hold a free open house and health fair at the Cardiac Rehab.


The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, in the Cardiac Rehab gym on the ground floor of the Jefferson Professional Center 1.


Students from the JRMC School of Nursing will be conducting free health screenings including blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol.


Dieticians from JRMC’s Nutritional Services department will conduct cooking demonstrations and hand out heart healthy recipes, and JRMC pharmacists will answer questions about medications.


There will also be tours of the rehab gym and information about how physical fitness can help those with cardiovascular disease.


Refreshments will be served and there is no cost to attend.