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Chronic Illness Prevention

Cardiac

Heart Conditions and COVID-19

According to research from the CDC, any pre-existing cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease increases the risk of severe illness from COVID-19.

Taking all precautions of social distancing, hygiene, mask wearing, and managing the lifestyle behaviors for cardiac health will help to minimize the risk of severe COVID illness. Continue to manage your health by:

  • Take your medicines exactly as prescribed by your physician and follow your healthcare provider’s recommendations for diet and exercise. .
  • Make sure that you have at least a 30-day supply medicines.
  • Call your healthcare provider if you have concerns about your condition or feel sick.

Source: https://www.cdc.gov/heartdisease/about.htm