American Heart Association - Lancaster

American Heart Association - Lancaster


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Data Provided By
United Way of Lancaster County
General Information
Description of ServicePrograms offered:
- Heart Power! K-2: A hands-on teaching tool for children in preschool and kindergarten to help develop positive diet and exercise habits, while stressing the importance of living tobacco free
- Heart Power! 3-5, 6-8: A program for elementary school children that teaches about the circulatory system and preventing cardiovascular disease through exercise, nutrition and living tobacco free
- Emergency Cardiac Care: CPR classes taught at various levels, including Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support. Call (888) 277-5463
- Heart and Stroke Risk Factor Education, Operation Heat Stroke and Operation Stroke, improving the chain of survival in the community

Additional programs:
- Heart Walk: A 5 mile walk held in the fall to promote walking as an excellent form of exercise, while raising money for the fight against heart disease and stroke
- Kids Heart Challenge: Exercise and fundraising program held throughout the year in elementary, junior and senior high schools
- Heart Ball: Fund raiser gala held each February, including dinner, dancing and silent auctions
- Go Red for Women Luncheon: Held the Friday of Mother's Day weekend. Includes luncheon, auction and information


The American Heart Association does not provide funds for direct patient care, with the exception of the Penicillin Project, which ensures that persons with rheumatic fever receive appropriate medication at cost.
LocationLancaster
Geographical AreaLancaster, York
Intake ProcedureTelephone
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenSpanish literature
EligibilityNo limitations
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNone
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Contact Information
 
Contact's Phone 717-393-0725
Physical Site Address 1 610 Community Way
Physical Site City, State, Zip Lancaster, PA 17603
Main Phone 717-393-0725
Fax 717-393-0731
Web Address www.americanheart.org
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: American Heart Association - Lancaster
Affiliated Program: American Heart Association - Lancaster
This Service: American Heart Association - Lancaster
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Blood Pressure Screening (LF-4900.1000)
First Aid Instruction (LH-2700.2000)
Heart Disease (YF-3000.3520)
Nutrition Education (LH-2700.6000)
Smoking/Vaping Cessation (RX-8450.7900)
Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education (TJ-6500.8500)
Voluntary Health Organizations (TD-1200.6600-900)