Brett Martinson and Heather James, RN, RCH Emergency Department
Cardiac Rehab staff: Lisa Charboneau, RN and Marie Ewald, CNA monitor Brett as he exercises.

At 43 with no history of heart disease, Brett Martinson wasn’t expecting a heart attack. Thanks to the life-saving measures of the Rochelle Community Hospital Emergency Department and the continued support of our Cardiac Rehabilitation Program, Brett is doing better than ever! The Cardiac Rehabilitation Program offers customized exercise and education for those who have heart conditions to help them become stronger and healthier. Brett also sees his cardiologist at the Multi-Specialty Clinic.

Read more about Brett’s story and his reunion with the ER nurse who saved his life here: