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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Even though we’re no longer in a pandemic, information about COVID-19 changes quickly. The American Heart Association is here to help you with science-based information and answers.
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Brief Explanation of How COVID-19 Impacts the Whole Body

Dr. Mitch Elkind, American Heart Association chief clinical science officer 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

There seem to be countless questions about the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. Here are common questions about the virus and your safety and health.

Find answers to your questions

Doctor, It's Been Too Long.

It’s time to check up on your health, and the health of those you love. Loving your family means making sure your parents maintain their doctor's appointments. 

Don't Die of Doubt

When a medical emergency strikes, hospitals are the safest place to go. Call 911 at the first sign of a heart attack or stroke.

For Heart Patients

If you have an underlying heart issue, the coronavirus can be especially serious. We’re here to help.
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Let's Cook Together

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It’s tempting to reach for junk food. But eating healthier can be easy and even affordable.

Manage Your Stress

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Together, we’re facing challenges unlike ever before. Take a breath. You can manage your stress.

Move More Together

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Don't let your inner couch potato rule. Get moving. We’ve got a plan.

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.
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