UT Health kicks off Toledo Heart Walk campaign with employee event

March 29, 2016 | UTMC
By Amanda Benjamin



University of Toledo Health is encouraging employees to participate in an employee walk Friday, April 1, to kick off UT’s support of the Greater Toledo Heart Walk.

UTMC CEO Dave Morlock, along with Rocky and Rocksy, will lead the walk at noon at the Morse Center on Health Science Campus.

Heart Walk Toledo copyThe event will include healthy snacks, information on the Toledo Heart Walk, and packets for Heart Walk team captains to pick up.

The Toledo Heart Walk will take place Saturday, May 14, at the Huntington Center in downtown Toledo.

“Heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death in the United States,” said Vicki Riddick, senior wellness officer. “This event and the Heart Walk are both great opportunities for our employees to walk for their heart health.”

Maps of walking routes for all UT campuses will be provided at the event.

To join UT’s team for the Toledo Heart Walk, visit heart.org/toledowalk.