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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.
Join the fight to end heart disease and stroke at a Delaware event!
- 2019 Wilmington Heart Walk, Location: Tubman-Garrett Riverfront Park, Date: SUN Sep 08 - 08:00 AM
- 2019 Southern Delaware Heart Walk Rehoboth, Location: Rehoboth Beach Bandstand, Date: SUN Sep 22 - 09:00 AM
- Southern New Jersey Fall Heart Walk, Location: RiverWinds Community Center, Date: SAT Oct 26 - 08:00 AM
- Philadelphia Heart Walk, Location: Citizens Bank Park, Date: SAT Nov 02 - 08:00 AM
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!
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.
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.