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Based on what we are learning from school administrators, if and when schools open, HeartSmart EKG will not be able to operate this upcoming school year. Our mission is to reduce sudden cardiac deaths in the young, but not at the risk of exposing Max...

In order to keep Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) transmission rates as low as possible, all public and private high schools across the state of Illinois will be closed from March 17th to March 30th. Therefore, Buffalo Grove High School's screening scheduled for March 18th has been...

What an exciting year 2019 was at the Max Schewitz Foundation thanks to the support of our schools, administrators, volunteers, committed staff and extremely generous donors. Since our inception, we have tested almost 91,000 students and recently set a new record...

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Volunteers are the backbone of our foundation as we rely on adult volunteers as our primary labor source for providing HeartSmart EKG.  No medical knowledge is required to volunteer.  You will be trained and supervised by our medical staff.  Believe it or not, it is...

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