The pandemic is a fast-changing health crisis. The American Heart Association is here to help you with science-based information and answers.
Brief Explanation of How COVID-19 Impacts the Whole Body
Dr. Mitch Elkind, American Heart Association president and a stroke neurologist at Columbia University, briefly explains in this video how the virus that causes COVID-19 can impact the whole body, including the heart and brain.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Questions
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Get the Facts About the Updated COVID-19 Vaccine
The COVID-19 vaccines continue to work well at preventing severe illness, hospitalization, and death. The updated vaccines target the Omicron variant, the COVID virus infecting people today. This updated vaccine is ideal for people who have completed their primary vaccination series. Learn more about when you should get an updated vaccine. Get the facts and stop the spread.
Doctor, It's Been Too Long.
Loving your family means making sure your parents, tíos and abuelos maintain their doctor's appointments. It's time to check up on your health, and the health of those you love.
Don't Die of Doubt
When an emergency strikes, hospitals are still the safest place – even during a pandemic. Call 911 at the first sign of a heart attack or stroke.
We all need basic information to safeguard our physical and mental health. Stay up-to-date with the latest on COVID-19.
For Heart Patients
If you have an underlying heart issue, the coronavirus can be especially serious. We’re here to help.
We Need Your Support
We’re dedicating new resources to fight COVID-19 while helping keep patients informed and safe. We need your support at this crucial time.
Let's Cook Together
It’s tempting to reach for the junk food these days. But eating healthier can be easy and even affordable.
Manage Your Stress
Together, we’re facing challenges unlike ever before. Take a breath. You can manage your stress, even now.
Move More Together
Now’s not the time to let your inner couch potato rule. Get moving. We’ve got a plan.
CPR Training and Resuscitation
Get the latest guidance for CPR and resuscitation during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as podcasts, updates, training and resources.
The science of it all
The American Heart Association is working to ensure optimal care for patients with cardiovascular disease who contract coronavirus (COVID-19).
Coronavirus (COVID-19) News
Read the latest news, science and stories from the American Heart Association regarding COVID-19, its impact on patients and how people are managing their lives.
Additional COVID-19 Resources
- Coronavirus precautions for patients and others facing higher risks
- Keeping a lid on blood pressure during the coronavirus crisis
- Employer resources for the changing workplace
- How to Get Health Care and Insurance During the Coronavirus Pandemic
- What people with diabetes need to know about COVID-19
- CDC Homepage for Coronavirus (COVID-19)
- COVID-19 Symptoms
- Preventing Infection
- Preventing COVID-19 Spread in Communities
- The Unequal Cost of Social Distancing
- Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) advice for the public: Myth busters
- COVID-19-Related Phone Scams and Phishing Attacks
- FAQ about COVID-19