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February is American Heart Month

Raise awareness about heart health and urge those around you to prevent heart disease. #OurHearts are healthier together. Join us!

Outreach Toolkit

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

Woman smiling and wearing red, holding a heart symbol

National Wear Red Day

National Wear Red Day® is celebrated the first Friday of February. Wear red and encourage others to do the same to bring awareness that heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S., but that it's 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.
1-877-NHLBI4U (1-877-645-2448)

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