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American Heart Association: Ways To Support Women's Heart Health, National Wear Red Day On Feb. 4

(CBS DETROIT) - The American Heart Association is encouraging women in Metro Detroit to reclaim their rhythm and celebrate heart health for National Wear Red Day on Friday, Feb. 4.

In addition to National Wear Red Day, during the month of February, the American Heart Association's Go Red For Women campaign will help promote opportunities and resources for women to build healthy habits.

According to the American Heart Association, "cardiovascular disease remains one of the greatest health threats for women."

The Go Red For Women campaign is sponsored by CVS Health and is locally sponsored by Ascension Health of Michigan.

Here are the ways the American Heart Association is encouraging people to take action in February:

  • Wearing red on National Wear Red Day, Friday, Feb. 4, 2022, to raise awareness about cardiovascular disease. The iconic Red Dress pin and other apparel are available at You can also contact
  • Donating to support the lifesaving work of the American Heart Association at Big Lots and the Big Lots Foundation will match online donations on National Wear Red Day, up to $333,333.
  • Visiting CVS Health and making a donation at the register. Donations can also be made online at
  • Join Research Goes Red, a collaboration between the American Heart Association's Go Red for Women and Verily's Project Baseline to engage more women directly to participate in research.
  • Joining the conversation by using #WearRedDay, #HeartMonth, and #GoRedforWomen #DetroitGoRed on social media.
  • Creating a social media post sharing how you are 'Reclaiming Your Rhythm' in a video or photo. You can email this to to be featured throughout heart month on AHA social media platforms.
  • Join us at the Detroit Go Red For Women Luncheon happening on Feb. 25, 2022,

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