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Take Care of your Heart Health Winnebago County

Approximately 1.5 million heart attacks and strokes occur every year in the United States. Controlling for risk factors such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and smoking can help to prevent heart attack and stroke.

The Winnebago County Health Department encourages residents to take steps toward living a heart healthy lifestyle.

Take Steps Toward A Heart Healthy Life:

  • Manage your blood pressure, cholesterol levels, and blood sugar levels with your healthcare provider
  • Move more
  • Stress less
  • Eat a heart-healthy balanced diet
  • Quit smoking, the Illinois Quitline can help at quityes.org

Know the Signs of Heart Attack and Stroke

  •  Learn CPR and be ready to take quick action

Connect with WCHD to support your heart healthy lifestyle

  • Click Here for more information or call 815-720-4000

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