SCHEDULE A HEART SCREENING
1 in 300 youth has an undetected heart condition that puts them at risk for Sudden Cardiac Arrest. A heart screening is easy, non-invasive, painless, and can detect most all heart conditions that put someone at risk. Don't take any chances with your children or loved ones, schedule a screening today with our partners in southern California
Orange County, CA - Heartfelt Screenings
Heartfelt provides cardiac screenings in order to save lives from preventable tragedies due to Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD). To date, Heartfelt has provided cardiac screenings to over 55,000 people resulting in over 1,000 lives saved.
Cost: $85 donation
Ages: 5 and up
Details: Electrocardiogram (EKG) and Echocardiogram (ECHO) performed, the most comprehensive heart screening available
San Diego County, CA - Eric Paredes Save a Life Foundation
With over 35,000 youth screened for heart conditions and counting, you can register for free to ensure your kids are protected. All kids ages 12-25 are welcome to register, screenings are located in San Diego county.
Ages: 12-25 only
Details: Electrocardiogram (EKG), may recommend further evaluation with your doctor if abnormality found
Visit Your Local Cardiologist or Pediatrician
Talk to your local cardiologist or pediatrician about your interest in a heart screening. For your children, download the cardiac risk assessment below which allows you to share your children's individual and family history during well visits with physicians.
Cost: Based on your insurance plan, heart screenings are not typically covered as part of an annual physical
Ages: Pediatrician up to 21 years old, cardiologist 21 years and older
Details: Risk assessment, Electrocardiogram (EKG), may recommend further evaluation if abnormality found
WHAT IS A HEART SCREENING?
A comprehensive heart screening can detect the majority of heart conditions that go unrecognized. It is a quick, painless, noninvasive test that can identify abnormal heart rhythms and heart structure. Heart screenings may consist of three parts:
CARDIAC RISK ASSESSMENT
Inventories the physical symptoms that may indicate you have a heart condition. Download the Cardiac Risk Assessment form and bring it to your annual well-child exams and pre-participation sports physicals.
An Electrocardiogram (EKG/ECG) measures your heartbeat from 12 electrodes attached to your body. It can detect approximately 60% of heart conditions.
An Echocardiogram (echo) is like an ultrasound, an imaging method that uses sound waves to capture precise images of your heart.