- Why Preventative Heart Screenings for Youth Ages 12-22?
North Canton Hoover High School Parents and Community,
Each year over 400,000, people are affected by sudden cardiac arrest. Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is not a heart attack but an electrical malfunction of the heart that causes it to stop suddenly. Sudden cardiac arrest is often called the silent killer as you or your child could have an abnormality that goes undetected and without any recognizable symptoms until it is too late.
The mission of the MCORE Foundation is providing communities with education about sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), symptoms and family history in hopes to prevent these tragedies from happening in our communities. Our education program works in conjunction with a high-level mobile cardiac unit that provides preventative baseline heart screenings for children age 12-22.
Our mobile screening unit partners with schools, hospitals and foundations to provide convenient and dependable heart screenings that otherwise would not be available. Our mobile cardiac unit will be at North Canton Hoover High School on Monday, December 9, 2019
All MCORE Foundation screenings include • An ECG and limited Echo test performed by registered cardiac sonographers • Results read by our team of pediatric and general cardiologists • Images stored within your secured account for future access or to send to your medical provider.
Each test is approximately 10-12 minutes and you may use your healthcare spending account or flex care-spending account for payment. *Should you require financial assistance please contact us.
To learn more about the MCORE Foundation, get involved with our mission, or to donate please visit us at: www.mcorefoundation.org
North Canton Hoover High School Heart Screening
Location: Hoover HS Library Media Center
Time: 8am – 4pm
Date: Monday, December 9, 2019
To schedule your screening time please click www.mcorefoundation.org to create an account and choose North Canton Hoover High School. If you have questions or need help registering, please contact mCORE: 866-382-2319.