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Help us ensure everyone in Chicago has the opportunity to live longer, healthier lives. 

Healthy for Good

Living healthy and free of disease makes a critical difference in quality of life. That’s why we’re working to raise awareness about the vital effect lifestyle has on health and helping communities form healthy habits.

Chicago's Health Gap

When it comes to heart disease and stroke, your zip code can be as important as your genetic code.
Life expectancy in Chicago's neighborhoods varies by as much as 16 years. Here's a look at why.

Local Events

Join the fight to end heart disease and stroke by attending a Chicago event!

CPR & First Aid Training

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

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. 

Changing Policy

Our legislative and regulatory priorities help to mitigate risk factors and protect survivors in communities across the country. We advocate for federal, state and local policies that help Americans build healthier lives free of cardiovascular disease and stroke.

Contact Us

300 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 1200
Chicago, Illinois 60606 
Phone: 312-346-4675
Fax: 312-346-8236