What Are The Risks?
Though COVID-19 mainly targets the lungs, patients with cardiovascular disease face their own set of risks.More
What Should I Do Differently?
In addition to washing your hands regularly for 20 seconds with soap and water, wearing a face covering when outside the home, and practicing social distancing by staying 6 feet (2 meters) distance from others, patients with cardiovascular disease should make sure they are up to date on their vaccinations, especially pneumonia.More
What If I Get Sick?
If you have a cardiovascular-related health emergency, do not hesitate to seek help.More
Should I Continue Taking My Medication?
If you get COVID-19 and are currently taking angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ACE-i) and/or angiotensin receptor blocking (ARB) medications, continue taking your medication as prescribed unless otherwise advised by your health care provider.More
What Else Can I Be Doing?
If you are able to do so, it is important to maintain a heart-healthy lifestyle. This includes eating well and cooking with healthy, shelf-stable ingredients.More