Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person. There are more than 4 million confirmed cases globally and more than 280,000 people have died. In Singapore, there are over 23,000 confirmed cases and more than 20 deaths.
Patients with heart disease, stroke and hypertension are advised to practise greater caution as they are more likely to develop severe symptoms and are at higher risk of complications from COVID-19.
Here are some useful health information on COVID-19, as well as tips to healthy eating and staying active while staying home to curb the spread of the virus.
Your Heart Still Matters in the COVID-19 Season – Myths & Facts about COVID-19
Risks of COVID-19 on cardiovascular disease patients
SHF Chairman Prof Tan Huay Cheem, also Director of the National University Heart Centre, Singapore, offers four health tips to heart patients to protect themselves during the period of COVID-19.
Could hypertension medicines make people with COVID-19 sicker?
Is it safe to perform CPR on a cardiac arrest victim during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Heart attack amidst COVID-19
On the frontline of coronavirus battle – an interview with NUHCS Cardiologist Dr Yeo Tee Joo
Life as a nurse intern amid COVID-19 – an interview with Eugene Seah, a nurse intern at KTPH
Coping with the COVID-19 Paradigm Shifts – an interview with HWC Client Edward
Heart attack and COVID-19 deal him a double hit – an interview with HWC Client Edwin
Looking on the bright side of COVID-19 – an interview with HWC Client Kirti
Healthy Cooking with Shelf Stable Food
How to boost immunity for COVID-19?
Heart Healthy Recipes 食谱
How to select healthier canned food, frozen food and dried food?
How can I build my immune system to fight against COVID-19?
Heart Smart Eating at Home
Shop smart with heart healthy tips
Exercising with your child Episode 2, featuring our Physiotherapist Shu Min and her daughter Kwan Ling
Dance Workout with our Physiotherapist Fendi
Compound Movement Exercise with our Physiotherapist Fendi
Muscle Strengthening Exercise with our Physiotherapist Shu Min
Staying Healthy this Ramadan
Low-Moderate Intensity Interval Exercise with our Physiotherapist Fendi
Exercising with your child, featuring our Physiotherapist Shu Min and her daughter Kwan Ling
Balance and Core Stability Exercise with our Physiotherapist Fendi
Resistance Band Exercise with our Physiotherapist Fendi
Home Exercise with our Physiotherapist Haziq
Stretching Exercise with our Physiotherapists Virginia and Zhong Shern
Simple Warm Up Exercise with our Physiotherapists Hung Yong and Haziq