Questions about Covid-19 and your heart health? Call 0800 863 375 to speak to a nurse.

Don't delay seeking medical help

Hospitals worldwide are reporting a decrease in people presenting at hospital with heart attacks.

District health boards are worried people are delaying seeking treatment. The advice stands, if you are experiencing symptoms of a heart attack call 111 immediately and ask for ambulance.

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We're here to help

Our nurses are just a phone call away to provide you with advice and support about your heart health.

You’ll speak with a friendly person who can give you information, advice and support about your heart health. 

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Heart medications

Stopping your medication for high blood pressure and heart conditions could be dangerous.

Heart Foundation Medical Director Gerry Devlin strongly advises people living with heart conditions to continue taking all their medications unless otherwise advised by their doctor.

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Flu vaccinations

Everyone with a heart condition should get a 2020 flu vaccine.

Free flu vaccines are available for high-risk groups during the Covid-19 (coronavirus) Level 4 lockdown. Find out how and where to get one.

Getting a flu vaccination
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Staying healthy

New Zealanders have been self-isolating for one week and will be doing so for several more.

It has never been more important to focus on your physical and mental health than it is now. Here are some tips to help.

Lockdown wellbeing tips

Boost your immune system

As Covid-19 spreads you might want to focus on what you can do to boost your immune system.

Find out what foods can help you boost your immune system and which vitamins help most.

Immune system tips