Coronavirus and Your Heart

Don't Ignore Heart Attack or Stroke Symptoms

Heart attacks and strokes will still happen during a pandemic. These are medical emergencies and getting quick care is critical to limit any heart or brain damage and to help you or a loved one get better faster.

Don't delay calling 911 because of fears that you might get COVID-19 at the hospital. Hospitals have safety measures in place to protect you from infection. 

Bottom line: You are much more likely to have a bad outcome if you ignore symptoms related to your heart condition.

View this infographic to learn more about when to call for help.

Last updated: May 6, 2020

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