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In order to continue supporting our community while also helping to slow the spread of COVID-19, UNC Health Foundation will be offering a series of virtual engagement opportunities covering a variety of relevant and timely topics. We hope these will offer helpful information and support during this challenging time, and we look forward to connecting with you soon. For questions about an upcoming virtual event, please contact Allison Baranowski at allison_baranowski@med.unc.edu or 919.843.7648.

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Past Virtual Events

Everyday Steps to Taking Care of Your Heart

So much affects your heart including what you eat, exercise and balance. Join three experts who give you tips on nutrition, home-based cardiac exercise and how to prevent falls.

The Importance of Knowing Your Numbers

Donna Curtis McClatchey, Sylvia Hatchell and Dr. Paula Miller talk about the importance of women’s cardiovascular health. Dr. Miller discusses why knowing your numbers can help save your life and how best to talk with your healthcare provider about heart risks.

Depression, Stress and Cardiovascular Disease

Depression and stress affect so much of the body, especially your cardiovascular health. In this webinar, hear from Dr. Lindsey Rosman on the effects of stressors on the heart and how to protect your health.

Essential Self-care Activities for Women After a Heart Attack

Featured speakers Leslie L. Davis, PhD, RN, and Chiao-Hsin Teng, MSN, RN, discuss heart attack symptoms that are unique to women, how to watch for warning signs of a heart attack, and what actions to take should symptoms occur. Information was also shared about our new online educational program that we are designing to help women who have had a recent heart attack better recognize heart symptoms in the future.

UNC Health COVID-19 Game Changers – March 23

UNC Health strives to be a leader in equitable vaccination efforts and ensure that rural and marginalized communities and individuals have an opportunity to be vaccinated. Along with a COVID-19 update, Dr. Crystal Cené and Dr. Robb Malone discussed COVER NC Principles and highlight vaccine access and outreach strategy.

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UNC Coaches Thank Health Care Workers

WATCH some all-stars from North Carolina Tar Heels Athletics say “thank you” to our UNC Health heroes fighting on the front lines against COVID-19. After you watch, don’t miss a special opportunity to join these coaches & express YOUR gratitude. Visit us here to leave your words of encouragement for our hard-working health heroes TODAY: https://unchealthfoundation.org/caregivers/. Go Heels!

Posted by UNC Health Foundation on Wednesday, April 15, 2020