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American Heart Association

Join the #IdahoHasHeart conversation!

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A Culture of Health

Imagine an Idaho 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.

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Show You Have Idaho at Heart

Your voice matters! As an Idahoan, you can make a difference by lending your support to help improve the long-term health of our state.

Contact Us

350 N. 9th Street
Suite 404
Boise, ID 83702
(208) 501-7800

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Local Events

Fight heart disease and stroke by joining an Idaho event!

We're saving lives!

Super Heart-Hero Video Content

Are you and your friends great storytellers who like to make videos? Help the American Heart Association raise awareness for heart disease and stroke by participating in a social media video contest! It's easy:

Step 1: Think of a great story

Step 2: Film your video

Step 3: Enter to win by posting your video on Instagram or Facebook using the hashtag #BoiseHeartHeroes

The deadline to post your video is March 22, 2019.

Scentsy Angela Wolfkiel

“My heart attack made me realize that tomorrow isn’t promised. It is important to prioritize your health, so you can live for today,”

Cardiovascular disease kills someone every 43 seconds in the United States. Nampa resident, Angela Wolfkiel is one of the lucky ones. At age 48 she suffered a heart attack, but thankfully she went to the hospital to have her symptoms checked out which greatly increased her chances of survival.
Read Angela's Inspiring Story

CPR Trainings

Emergencies leave us feeling helpless, but they don’t have to. Take two minutes to learn Hands-Only CPR™(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.

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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.

Take Control of Your Health

Because being healthy and thinking you're healthy aren't the same.

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.

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My Research Legacy

A healthier generation is our goal. And you can help us get there. Sign up to securely share your health, genetic and lifestyle data, to help researchers in their quest to end heart disease and stroke. You could be part of the generation that stops heart diseases and stroke.