The official American Heart Association and American Stroke Association blog from New York’s Hudson Valley Region – including Dutchess, Ulster, Putnam, Westchester, Orange, Rockland, Sullivan and Fairfield, CT. We are part of the national health organization whose mission is building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
To help improve the lives of all Americans, we provide public health education in a variety of ways. We’re the nation’s leader in CPR education training. We help people understand the importance of healthy lifestyle choices. We provide science-based treatment guidelines to healthcare professionals to help ensure the best treatment for every patient, every time. We educate lawmakers, policy makers and the public as we advocate for changes to protect and improve the health of our communities.