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Eastside Medical Center to host free heart health education day on May 14

Eastside Medical Center to host free heart health education day on May 14

Snellville — Eastside Medical Center will host a free Heart Health Education Day from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. on Saturday, May 14, on the main campus located at 1700 Medical Way. 

“Heart disease is the number one killer for men and women in Georgia,” said Markus Sims, MD, cardiologist at Eastside Medical Center. “Raising awareness about risk, prevention and symptoms of heart disease can help change this statistic so we are hosting a free Heart Health Education Day for our neighbors in Snellville and surrounding communities.”

Eastside heart health specialists will provide information on detecting early heart attack warning signs, unique heart attack warning signs specific to women, hands-only CPR education and more. 

“Heart health is important for people of all ages in our community and we are committed to help raise awareness about prevention and early detection of heart disease,” said Trent Lind, CEO of Eastside Medical Center. “Events like our Heart Health Education Day provide potentially life-saving education and resources that can support a healthier Snellville and Georgia for generations to come.” 

The event will be held in classrooms one and two. Free parking is available near the South Entrance. 

Space is limited for this free event and registration is requested by calling MedLine® at 800-242-5662 or online at

Eastside Medical Center is a 310-bed, multi-campus medical center serving patients in Gwinnett and surrounding counties for more than 35 years. Nationally recognized for patient safety, Eastside’s comprehensive medical and surgical programs include heart and vascular, neurosciences, cancer, orthopedics, rehabilitation, sleep medicine, women’s services, spine and wellness center, wound care clinic, center for weight loss, behavioral health and 24-hour emergency care. Eastside Medical Group provides primary care for patients of all ages in several community office locations. The Eastside Medical Center main campus is located at 1700 Medical Way in Snellville; the South Campus for Behavioral Health and Inpatient Rehabilitation is located at 2160 Fountain Drive in Snellville; the Loganville Digital Imaging Center is located at 3445 Georgia 81 in Loganville; and the Breast Imaging & Diagnostic Center is located at 1700 Tree Lane in Snellville. For more information, visit