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Who We Are
Cardiovascular diseases and stroke are the #1 cause of death in Connecticut. Learn about the lifesaving work of the American Heart Association in Connecticut.
What We Do
We're building healthier lives where you live and work - in the community, health care, education and research.
How You Can Help
Touch hearts - save lives. Here’s the chance to make a real difference!
Find Us
5 Brookside Dr. PO Box 5022
Wallingford, CT 06492
phone: (203) 303-3300
Dina Plapler, Executive Director
Connecticut and Western Massachusetts

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American Heart Association | American Stroke Association - Mission Lifeline Video Contest - Help Save Lives

Calling all those who want to save lives!

Create an original :60 second video to help your community take action at the first sign of a heart attack. Recognize the warning signs and call 9-1-1.

Video requirements:
  • No longer than :60 seconds
  • MOV, MP4 or AVI formats accepted
Deadline:  April 25, 2014
Prizes will be awarded:  Grand Prize:  iPad Mini,  (2) Second Prizes:  iPod Touch

Official Contest Rules 
(PDF)
Connecticut Research Saves Lives
When we fund the best science-based research projects, we're funding the fight against heart disease and stroke. See (PDF) what researchers in Connecticut are learning.



Speak Up For Your Heart


The American Heart Association has teamed up with UConn Health Center to produce "Speak Up For Your Heart," educational podcasts focusing on heart health.

Speak Up For Your Heart - #1  Features Dr. Agnes Kim discussing heart attack and CPR.


UConn Health Center - Pat and Jim Calhoun Cardiovascular Center 
Signature Sponsor of the Greater Hartford Go Red For Women Luncheon