Celebrate National Wear Red Day 2023 on Friday, February 3!

Dress in red and post a selfie on Instagram or Facebook using the hashtag #UABHeart2023. UAB employees who post their photo or submit it online will be eligible to win one of five Employee Wellness swag bags — and help raise awareness about cardiovascular disease. Plus, check out heart healthy resources below and visit this page throughout the month of February for more information on Heart Month at UAB.


Or submit your photo to Employee Wellness using the online Wear Red Day Photo Submission Form.

Stay heart healthy during the month of February and throughout the year...

  • Heart Healthy Webinars & More

    Heart Healthy Cooking Demo

    Before and After: Heart Healthy Appetizers and Desserts

    Show your heart some love with a collection of nutritious, delicious recipes from UAB Medicine. Click here to download.

  • Heart Walk

    2023 Birmingham Heart Walk

    Mark you calendar for the 2023 Birmingham Heart Walk on Saturday, March 11, at 9 a.m. in Railroad Park. Joining a Heart Walk team is a great way to support the American Heart Association and get your heart pumping. Click here to join a team.

  • Get your Heart Pumping

    Get Your Heart Pumping

    • Try out Campus Recreation free for one week: All UAB employees are eligible for a free one-week trial (7 consecutive days) to the Campus Recreation Center. Just bring your UAB ONE Card to the Members Services desk.

    • Gentle Chair Yoga
      Tuesdays & Thursdays, 5:25-6:25 p.m., Magnolia Office Park
      Gentle Yoga with certified yoga instructor Ashley Clarke offers a slow-paced, less-intense yet challenging experience in a noncompetitive, judgment-free environment. Gain flexibility, strength and coordination and enhance your cardiovascular health, mental clarity and overall wellbeing. Please bring your own mat, two yoga blocks and a blanket or beach towel.
      Email uabeacc@uabmc.edu to register due to limited capacity. Classes are limited to 12 students.

Heart Healthy Recipes