St. Alexius Employees Have Heart!

St. Alexius Medical Center is proud to be the winner of the Go Red Treadmill Challenge held February 1, 2013, to support women’s heart health.  St. Alexius is one of six hospitals in the state to take part in the challenge.  Combined, employees at all six medical facilities pumped in more than 317 miles!

St. Alexius Medical Center, Bismarck - 59.21 miles
Sanford Health, Fargo - 58.10 miles
St. Joseph’s Hospital, Dickinson  - 55.96 miles
Mercy Hospital, Devils Lake - 49.65 miles
Sanford Health, Bismarck - 47.47 miles
Jamestown Region Medical Center - 46.84 miles

St. Alexius plans to take part in the challenge again next year.

February is American Heart Awareness Month.  According to the American Heart Association, more women die of heart disease each year than from all forms of cancer combined.  Heart disease is the leading cause of death nationwide in both men and womenClick here to learn more about St. Alexius’ Heart & Lung Center.