Coronavirus Disease 2019 Also called COVID-19

The new coronavirus sweeping the world has changed life as we know it. While there is a lot that we don’t know about the virus, we do know that people with heart and other conditions are more likely to get seriously ill from it. 

Use this resource to learn about the new coronavirus and find information about how we can keep ourselves and others healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic. Because we are learning more about COVID-19 every day, recommendations may change. Keep checking CardioSmart for updates, but for the most up-to-date guidance, go to

You can also check ACC's COVID-19 Hub for the latest clinical updates supporting cardiovascular care teams on the front lines of the viral outbreak.

Last updated: May 6, 2020

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