Heart Month Events at Montefiore

Heart disease is and has been one of the leading causes of death for men and women in the United States for decades. Before COVID-19, one in four deaths was caused by heart disease. The good news? Heart Disease can often be prevented by making healthy choices and managing health conditions.

The Montefiore-Einstein Center for Heart and Vascular Care is proud to offer free educational lectures, workshops, and more during the month of February to help you make heart-healthy choices.

View our calendar to find a virtual event and learn more about how to keep your Heart Strong. Events are listed by week.

From Heart Month 2020


2021 Heart Month Wellness Challenge for Montefiore Associates

Associates at Montefiore are invited to complete one heart-healthy wellness challenge each week in February to earn raffle tickets for prizes. Each week will focus on one of four different areas of wellness related to Associates being Heart Strong – Nutrition, Supportive, Creative, Physical.

Start Date

The challenge officially began on Friday, February 5th, and will end on Sunday, February 28th.

Giveaways and Prizes

Associates can earn up to one raffle ticket for completing an activity and providing proof of completion on Yammer each week. If you complete all of the tasks you’ll receive an extra raffle ticket for a total of five raffle tickets.

Associate Sign Up Instructions

Step 1
Sign in to Yammer with your Montefiore email and password.

Step 2
Join the “To Your Health! Associate Wellness” Yammer Group.

Step 3
Log onto Yammer each week and look at the “To Your Health! Associate Wellness” group’s discussion board to find out about the weekly Heart Month winter wellness task.