Kaweah Delta asks public to share their life saving heart stories

VISALIA – Kaweah Delta Medical Center is asking people to share their life saving heart stories through Tuesday, Feb. 28, for a chance to be entered into an opportunity drawing to win a $50 gift card.

Submissions should include details of how doctors and staff helped resolve a cardiac issue at Kaweah Delta. Stories can be submitted online at Kaweah Delta’s website using the following link: kaweahdelta.org/myheart. On Wednesday, March 1, one story submission will be randomly selected to win the $50 gift card.  

Kaweah Delta Medical Center offers a full range of cardiovascular services in a state-of-the-art facility. Board-certified cardiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons, and vascular surgeons work with Kaweah Delta’s dedicated heart team to provide cardiac care for the community.  

Additionally, Kaweah Delta Rehabilitation Hospital offers the only comprehensive cardiac rehabilitation program in the South Valley. Cardiac rehabilitation is designed to help people who have experienced a heart attack or have a newly-diagnosed heart condition get back to the life they want to live. They are offered a personalized program that combines exercise with education to help develop healthy lifestyle habits that are beneficial to their entire body.

Established in 1963, Kaweah Delta Health Care District is a 581-bed district hospital. Kaweah Delta Medical Center is the only trauma center between Fresno and Bakersfield and was recently awarded four out of five stars in overall hospital quality from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and an A in hospital safety in Leapfrog’s most recent Hospital Safety Score. The district offers a comprehensive scope of services including everything from a well-respected pediatric hospitalist program to nationally recognized orthopedic and cancer programs.