Central Georgia
American Heart Association

Central Georgia

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Karolina Philmon

“I believe, with upmost faith that my Daddy would be here today and had been able to walk his little princess down the aisle, if we knew the signs. This, in turn, is why I have become so passionate with the American Heart Association. The life-saving organization not only has the tools, but provides tangible results in preventing stories like my own. My Daddy, Miroslaw Cieslak, is the reason why I Go Red.”

–Karolina Philmon, Go Red Volunteer

Central Georgia CPR Training

City-wide CPR training took place in downtown Macon recently. 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.

Macon CPR Training
Macon Paint the Town Red

Paint the Town Red

Downtown Macon goes red with participating store fronts painting the Go Red For Women logo on their window to spread awareness and celebrate National Wear Red Day.

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.

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Blood Pressure Screening
Target BP
Blood Pressure Screening

Blood Pressure

Check. Change. Control.

Stress on your blood vessels from high blood pressure can lead to heart attack, stroke, heart failure, and other serious health threats. Use our free Check. Change. Control.™ online tool to track your readings and maintain a healthy heart!

Target BP

For Professionals

Target: BP

The AHA and AMA joined forces with the launch of Target: BP™ to support physicians and care teams. We can track and maintain blood pressure goals for our patients by offering access to the latest research, tools, and resources.

Get With the Guidelines

Focus on Quality

When medical professionals apply the most up-to-date evidence-based treatment guidelines, patient outcomes improve. That’s the simple truth behind the drive for continuous quality improvement. Our comprehensive suite of programs can help you advance farther and faster in the quest for ever-better care.

Closing Equity Gaps

EmPOWERED To Serve™ is a movement inspired by our multicultural volunteers around the country who are passionate about driving change through health justice in their communities. These committed ambassadors are impacting gaps in health equity through advocacy, policy, education and social change.

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Stroke

State Policy Win

To improve the quality of care for stroke victims, Georgia enacted a statewide stroke registry and facility designations to help stroke patients receive the right care at the right time.

Advocate for a healthier Georgia

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.

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Cholesterol

Why Cholesterol Matters

There are few warning signs of high cholesterol, but the impact is real. By lowering your cholesterol, you'll reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke. Take control today. Manage your cholesterol levels by making healthy lifestyle choices and following a sound medical treatment plan.

Support Network™

You are not alone. Learn from people like you, or help others who are going through an emotional time. Explore the forums, read survivor stories, seek and receive support.

Support Network
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Greater Together

Across the Peach State, communities are building a healthier infrastructure and tackling inequities for hearts of all ages. The challenges are great, but together our future is greater.

Local Events

Central Georgia Heart Walk

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Central City Park

Let's get HeartWalking, a movement to move more. Heart Walk is a festival of one million hearts in 300+ communities nationwide beating healthy for good. Join us in Macon! Walk in memory of someone you love, or create a team.

Central Georgia Heart Walk
Central Georgia Go Red For Women Luncheon

Central Georgia Go Red For Women Luncheon

Friday, February 7, 2020

Macon City Auditorium

We "Go Red" for our mothers, daughters, sisters and friends. Heart disease and stroke cause one in three deaths among women - more than all cancers combined. Let's raise awareness that 80 percent of cardiac events are preventable!

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Mission Advancement

Why I Support the AHA

“The work of the American Heart Association universally helps people from all walks of life and economic situations improve their daily lives. It brings me great pleasure to know that my volunteer and financial support efforts with the AHA over the past decade are helping to break the silence about the devastating impact heart disease and stroke is having on our families and our communities.”

–Martin Davis, an American Heart Association donor

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Contact Us

Macon Fountain
Macon Georgia

For Mail Only
5962 Zebulon Road, PMB #359
Macon, GA 31210

Phone: (800) 257-6941 ext. 6164
Fax: (770) 612-6164