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February is American Heart Month

Making heart healthy choices is easier with the support of others. Join the #OurHearts movement.

Tools and Materials

Here you will find information about heart disease, the importance of social support for reaching heart health goals, educational materials to use in your community, social media resources, and more.



Our Hearts is an initiative to get people across the country to engage in heart healthy lifestyles together--with their friends, family, coworkers, and others in their community. Check out our interactive map to find local events and social media activity around the country.

Health Professionals

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National Wear Red Day

NHLBI, along with many other groups around the country, annually celebrates National Wear Red Day® on the first Friday in February to raise awareness about heart disease and educate Americans about the fact that heart disease is the leading cause of death and that it is largely preventable.

Get in Touch

Community organizations and corporations interested in becoming a partner of the program or sponsoring a signature American Heart Month event should contact us using one of the methods below.

For access to free Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS), dial 7-1-1 on your telephone.

Postal Mail

NHLBI Center for Health Information
P.O. Box 30105
Bethesda, MD 20824-0105
United States