CHEYENNE – Cheyenne Regional Medical Center announces the return of its annual Wake Up to Heart Health event, now in its 15th year. This year’s event will be held exclusively in person, bringing together health care professionals, experts and the community to raise awareness about heart health.

The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 3 at the Blue Community Events Center, 2401 E. Pershing Blvd. The registration fee is $25, and registration can be completed online at or by phone at 307- 633-7667. Registration fees collected will contribute toward the purchase of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) for the community, in partnership with Mended Hearts.

As a token of appreciation, all attendees will receive several giveaways, including an insulated tote and pill organizer.

Keynote speakers will include Cheyenne Regional Interventional Cardiologist Dr. Abdur Khan and Cardiovascular Nurse Practitioner Hilary Oakes. Their presentations will focus on crucial aspects of heart attack prevention and treatment, such as the significance of immediate care and calling 911 at the first signs of a heart attack. Presentations will include discussions on risk factors for heart disease and the importance of healthy lifestyle choices.

In addition to the keynote sessions, CRMC pharmacists will provide information on medications commonly prescribed after a heart attack or for heart disease treatment.

Attendees will have the opportunity to learn hands-on cardiopulmonary resuscitation and gain lifesaving skills. To fuel the day, a continental breakfast and heart-healthy lunch will be served.