Heart Disease and COVID-19

COVID-19 can strain all of the systems in the body, putting additional stress on your heart. COVID-19 can make it more likely that your heart won’t be able to keep up with the needs of your body.

What You Can Do

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Ask your doctor about Telehealth visits to manage your condition so that you don’t have to go into the clinic, where you could be more susceptible to getting COVID-19.


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Maintain the medications and treatment plan that you and your doctor created.

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Keep up the healthy habits that your doctor recommends, including healthy eating, exercise, getting enough sleep, and managing stress.

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Stay up-to-date on other vaccinations that can protect you from diseases that stress your heart, including pneumonia and the flu.

What You Can Do