Greater Bay Area
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A Culture of Health
Imagine a Bay Area where healthy choices are equitable and accessible. Where the healthy choice is the easy choice. We are fighting heart diseases and stroke, the No. 1 and No. 5 killers of all Americans, by making the places we live, learn, work, play, pray and heal healthier.
Fight heart disease and stroke by joining a Bay Area event!
- San Francisco Go Red for Women Luncheon, Location: Ritz Carlton, Date: Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 10:30 AM
- Bay Area Heart Ball, Location: Four Season San Francisco , Date: Friday, March 20, 2020 - 05:30 PM
- 2020 Bay Area Stroke Conference, Location: Crowne Plaza, Foster City Hotel, Date: Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 08:00 AM
- Northern California Hard Hats with Heart, Location: California Academy of Sciences, Date: Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 06:30 PM
Emergencies leave us feeling helpless, but they don’t have to. Take two minutes to learn Hands-Only CPR™(link opens in new window)(link opens in new window) now. 70 percent of out-of-hospital cardiac arrests happen in homes. When a person has a cardiac arrest, immediate CPR can double or triple their chance of survival. Prepare to save a life, find a CPR course near you today.
Healthy For Good
You don’t need a guilt trip. We know you know. You want to be healthy... for good. And we’re here to help inspire you to create lasting change in your health and your life, one small step at a time. The approach is simple: Eat smart. Add color. Move more. Be well. Get Healthy For Good.
Your Voice Matters
We will only beat heart disease and stroke if we work together. We advocate for policies that prevent cardiovascular diseases, improve the quality of and access to care, increase research funding and expand rehabilitation services.
Scientific Research Is the Core of all Our Efforts
Breakthroughs. Innovation. Millions of lives saved. That is American Heart Association funded research. From the first successful pacemaker to new techniques saving newborns with congenital heart defects to drug-coated stents, we fund bold ideas that transform health care.