Be At the Ready by Focusing on Heart Health

It’s American Heart Month, a great time to focus on what you can do to strengthen your heart health and be at your best as a firefighter or EMT. Read this article about why heart health is critical to first responders, challenges volunteer departments face, and steps you can take to reduce your risks. Read this article for an account of one firefighter's experience with a heart attack. Find more resources for heart health from the NVFC’s Heart-Healthy Firefighter Program.