Newborns don red caps at Niswonger for American Heart Association

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The American Heart Association is donating little red caps today for babies born at Ballad Health hospitals across the Tri-Cities. 

Hundreds of caps were donated throughout the area, including Niswonger Children’s Hospital. 

Hamilton Wilkes was one of the children to receive a cap at the Johnson City hospital. 

Organizations around the country recognize National Wear Red Day, which celebrated each year on the first Friday in February, as a way to bring greater attention to heart disease awareness as the leading cause of death for Americans. 

Officials encourage people to use the poster, stickers, and social media resources below to promote Wear Red Day in your community.

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