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National Wear Red Day is Friday, Feb. 7

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Posted at 3:18 AM, Feb 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-07 18:00:35-05

Everyone is encouraged to wear red Friday to support the American Heart Association's Go Red for Women campaign.

Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women.

Events across the country, including our area, are scheduled in an effort to eradicate heart disease and stroke.

Some of the events include:

• Friday, Feb. 7 2020 – Community walk to kick-off National Wear Red Day in downtown West Palm Beach, starting at Flagler Drive by the Meyer Amphitheatre
• Friday, Feb. 7, 2020 – 5K Run hosted by Carrier in Palm Beach Gardens
• Friday, Feb. 14, 2020 – 65th Annual Palm Beach Heart Ball. Tickets available at PalmBeachHeartBall.Heart.org
• Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, Power Your Heart Tour at FPL’s Manatee Lagoon. Interactive Heart-Health community event. Free and open to the Public. Find your free tickets on the American Heart Association – Palm Beach County Facebook page
• All month, newborn babies at Jupiter Medical Center will be given knitted red booties in honor of congenital heart defect awareness – the most common heart defect

Learn more at GoRedforWomen.org