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Fridays in February - Wear Red with Us!

Photo of County Employees wearing red and making a heart symbol.Be heart-healthy! Make a date with your heart! February is American Heart Month, and it's a great time to start taking steps to be heart-healthy.

County employees are working to raise awareness of heart health - and we would LOVE it if you would join us! We are working to get healthier and love our hearts. Join us as we:

  • Wear red on Fridays in February
  • Prevent and control high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and diabetes.
  • Avoid smoking and secondhand smoke.
  • Limit alcohol use.
  • Maintain a healthy weight.
  • Be active.
  • Eat healthy.

The Detroit Press and the American Heart Association have partnered to let you send a Valentine packed with life-saving information about the warning signs of a heart attack. During the month of February, Say "I (heart) you" to a loved one by sending a special Valentine.