CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH & WORKSITE WELLNESS - Cobb & Douglas Public Health

 

HEART ATTACK WARNING SIGNS

From the American Heart Association

Chest Discomfort

Most heart attacks involve discomfort in the center of the chest that lasts more than a few minutes, or that goes away and comes back. It can feel like uncomfortable pressure, squeezing, fullness or pain.

Discomfort in Other Areas of Upper Body

Symptoms can include pain or discomfort in one or both arms, the back, neck, jaw or stomach.

Shortness of Breath

May occur with or without chest discomfort.

Other Signs May include Breaking Out in a Cold Sweat, Nausea or Lightheadedness.

STROKE Warning Signs

F.A.S.T.

Face Drooping

Does one side of the face droop or is it numb? Ask the person to smile.

Arm Weakness

Is one arm weak or numb? Ask the person to raise both arms. Does one arm drift downward?

Speech Difficulty

Is speech slurred, are they unable to speak, or are they hard to understand? Ask the person to repeat a simple sentence, like “the sky is blue.” Is the sentence repeated correctly?

Time to Call 9-1-1

If the person shows any of these symptoms, even if the symptoms go away, call 9-1-1 and get them to the hospital immediately

CALL 911 IF THESE SIGNS ARE OCCURING!

Worksite Wellness

We work to improve the health of community employees by improving nutrition and physical activity that contribute to their overall health. Some of our focus areas are:

  • Tobacco-free work environment
  • 30-minute activity breaks
  • Develop policy that  will support a healthy work environment
  • Healthy vending machines
  • Walking trail
  • Healthy cafeteria food

Specific Public Health services and schedules may vary by location. Call your health center for details.

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Cobb County

Building A
1650 County Services Parkway
Marietta, Georgia 30008
(770) 514-2300
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Building B
1738 County Services Parkway
Marietta, Georgia 30008
(770) 514-2300
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Douglas County

6770 Selman Drive
Douglasville, Georgia 30134
(770) 949-1970
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Acworth
4489 Acworth Industrial Drive
Acworth, Georgia 30101
(770) 974-3330
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Cobb County Environmental Health
1738 County Services Parkway
Marietta, Georgia 30008
(770) 435-7815
Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
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Marietta – Building A
1650 County Services Parkway
Marietta, Georgia 30008
(770) 514-2300
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Marietta – Building B
1738 County Services Parkway
Marietta, Georgia 30008
(770) 514-2300
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Smyrna (WIC)
3830 South Cobb Drive, Suite 200
Smyrna, Georgia 30080
(770) 438-5105
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East Cobb
4958 Lower Roswell Road, Suite 120
Marietta, Georgia 30068
(678) 784-2180
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South Cobb (WIC)
875 Six Flags Drive
Austell, Georgia 30168
770-514-2389
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Adolescent Health & Youth Development/Health Promotion
875 Six Flags Drive
Austell, Georgia 30168
(678) 385-1360
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Douglas Locations

Douglas
6770 Selman Drive
Douglasville, Georgia 30134
(770) 949-1970
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Douglas County Environmental Health/Douglas Underage Drinking Prevention Program
8700 Hospital Drive, 1st Floor
Douglasville, Georgia 30134
(770) 920-7311
Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Except on holidays
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