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A Culture of Health

We are working to weave healthy living practices and opportunities into our community. The American Heart Association is making it easier to be healthy where we live, work, learn and play.

Delaware at Heart

As a member of the community, you have an important role to play in helping to improve the long-term health of Delaware.


200 Continental Drive, Suite 101
Newark, DE 19713
New Castle: (302) 454-0613
Kent and Sussex: (877) 750-4276
Fax: (302) 454-0619

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April is Move More Month

Every April, the American Heart Association celebrates Move More Month.  It’s designed to  encourage all Americans to commit to being more active on a regular basis. Check out our toolkit for ideas on how to participate and to customize the experience to fit your needs.

James H. Gilliam, Jr. Award

Do you know someone who has made a significant contribution to the health, welfare or benefit of the community?  If so, nominate them!

James Gilliam
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June is CPR Awareness Month

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)(link opens in new window)(link opens in new window)(link opens in new window) now. Seventy percent of out-of-hospital cardiac arrests happen in homes or public places. 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.

Faces of Heart: Stephanie's Story

Stephanie Austin was only 35 years old when she experienced a sudden cardiac arrest in her sleep. Her husband saved her life by performing CPR. This is her story.

Stephanie Austin
Workplace Wellness

Workplace Wellness: Improving the Health of Local Employees

On average, we spend more than half of our waking hours at work. That's why we've teamed up with iHeart Radio(link opens in new window) and local businesses to create a more physically active, health-conscious culture in the office. Learn more about Workplace Wellness, featuring healthy cooking demonstrations, CPR training and My Life Check evaluations - your heart will thank you.

Fighting for the Health of Newborns

Congenital heart defects are the top killer of newborns with birth defects.  We educated the local community on the need for a simple, non-invasive screening that could prevent these deaths.