THE RISKS People with heart disease, including hypertension, congestive heart failure, and coronary heart disease have a higher risk of getting infected and having severe COVID-19 symptoms. Individuals who have had strokes are also at increased risk. PREVENTING THE SPREAD Read More
OVERVIEW The Families First Coronavirus Response Act is a law passed by the U.S. federal government in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. It provides paid sick leave, tax credits, free COVID-19 testing, extra food assistance and unemployment benefits, and more Read More
STAFF SAFETY Provide access to vaccinations to prevent immune systems from becoming more compromised. Consider flu, hepatitis A, and hepatitis B vaccines, and partnering with your local pharmacy or health department. Encourage and promote hand washing/sanitizing, and coughing/sneezing into tissues Read More
THE RISK Untreated asthma symptoms can lead to dangerous consequences during the COVID-19 pandemic. Individuals with asthma should continue to take their medicine and follow their Asthma Action Plan. CORTICOSTEROIDS Many people are concerned that inhaled or oral corticosteroids may Read More
SMOKING INCREASES YOUR RISK OF RESPIRATORY INFECTION Smoking and vaping are known to weaken the immune system and the body’s ability to fight infections SMOKING INCREASES YOUR RISK OF GETTING SICKER FROM COVID-19 Those with serious underlying medical conditions — Read More
WHY CIRCUIT WORKOUTS? Circuits are a great way to stay active while at home. They do not require any special equipment and are easy to modify to your fitness level! 1.CHOOSE 3-4 CARDIO EXERCISES Jumping jacks Jumping ropes Jogging or Read More
COVID-19 may cause asthma attacks, lead to pneumonia, or cause acute respiratory disease in people with asthma. WHAT’S THE RISK? COVID-19 is a respiratory disease, and people with asthma may be at a high risk of getting seriously ill if Read More
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Eating healthy can be difficult when you have to limit trips to the store. Here are some heart-healthy recipes you can make with ingredients that can be stored for a long time! CHICKEN SALAD Mix canned, salt-free chicken with diced Read More

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