Southeast Heart Center Education & Support
This national, non-profit service organization provides educational programs, social activities, and emotional support for heart patients and their families through a visitation program offered by specially-trained heart surgery “graduates.” The SEMO Mended Hearts Chapter meets the first Tuesday of each month at Southeast Hospital. To learn more call 573-331-7950.
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Fitness & Wellness Programs
Our fitness and wellness programs focus on helping people get fit -- and stay fit. We offer classes for all ages and fitness levels in Cape Girardeau and Jackson as well as CPR instruction, nutritional education, smoking cessation programs, and Biometrics. Through our HealthWorks program, we provide assessment and health education tailored to meet the needs of area businesses. Southeast’s HealthPoint Fitness in Cape Girardeau and Jackson offer a wide variety of membership options for individuals and families. Call the HealthPoint, (573) 986-4400, to learn more.
Reaching into the heart of the community with health information and educational opportunities is a vital component of the Southeast Heart Center’s philosophy. Southeast Hospital is a frequent participant in community health fairs and special health-related events. The Hospital sponsors various health screenings at area senior centers, pharmacies, and other locations; and the Southeast Heart Center is the presenting sponsor for the American Heart Association’s Heart Walk which attracts hundreds of participants each fall.
Just for Kids
When healthy habits are established at an early age, they’re more likely to be maintained later in life which is why Southeast Hospital offers a variety of fitness and wellness programs for youngsters. Kids Bee Fit classes for children ages 2-6, which incorporate music, games and exercises to help children learn that fitness is fun.
Congenital Heart Clinic
The Congenital Heart Clinic is provided by Southeast Hospital in cooperation with St. Louis Children’s Hospital. The Clinic serves children who since birth have dealt with heart problems who might otherwise have to be taken to St. Louis or Memphis for diagnostic work and follow-up exams. Services offered through the Clinic include chest x-rays, EKGs, pulmonary studies, echocardiograms, and stress testing. For more information about the Congenital Heart Clinic, call (573) 651-5550.
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