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Give the Gift of a Healthy Summer

Make a gift to our Healthy Hearts Summer Drive today and we’ll send you our Heart-Smart Summer digital download as a token of our appreciation.

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Culture of Health

The American Heart Association is a science-based organization and during this challenging time. We want you to know we continue our work in fighting heart diseases and stroke, the No. 1 and No. 5 killers of all Americans. We are doing so with everyone’s health and safety in mind as we carry out our mission of being a relentless force for longer, healthier lives.

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

Mental Health

Feelings of stress, anxiety, uneasiness and lack of sleep can make it difficult to function normally. Mental health and physical health are closely linked, so finding ways to combat and manage stress in the (virtual) workplace and exercise while working remotely. 

Move More

Take time to switch up our workout regimen, which can help to boost our immune system, help relieve mental stress and improve overall health. Here is a quick easy way to create an At-Home Circuit Workout. Do each exercise in short bursts and repeat the circuit two to three times.

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Eat Healthy

We know that many of you may be cooking more at home right now. While some may find the thought of cooking stressful, making healthy meals is a great way to protect your heart. The American Heart Association has resources to fit all skillsets starting with How To Cook Healthier at Home. For those wishing to improve their abilities, there’s an entire section dedicated to culinary techniques. Here are a few easy recipes that use pantry staples.

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Advocate for Heart Health

You're the Cure is working within our community to empower citizens to take informed action on local and state policies, and champion policies and laws that help people avoid unhealthy practices and create safer communities. Our advocates are addressing critical healthcare concerns by advocating for policies that can improve access and boost the quality and value of care.

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Creating A Culture of Health in El Paso

We are working to weave healthy living practices and opportunities into our communities. From teaming up with city leaders to support more walking and biking routes, to driving initiatives that make healthier food options available in all neighborhoods, to providing our kids with more opportunities to be active in school – we are making it easier to be healthy where we live, work and play.

Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health

Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) is a national program administered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to reduce racial and ethnic health disparities in El Paso, TX.  The American Heart Association’s REACH program has 3 Priority Areas – Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Tobacco-Free Living.

Contact Us

To connect with a member of our Community Impact team contact ElPasoTX@heart.org

For general inquiries, contact (512) 338-2400

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