2021 Sacramento American Heart Month

The COVID-19 pandemic couldn’t stop American Heart Month! To protect health and safety many of our activities went digital this year, but the message and meaning remained the same – losing even one woman to cardiovascular disease is too many.

Wear Red and Give Day Digital Celebration on Facebook

collage of people and places in Sacramento celebrating Wear Red Day

Throughout the day on Friday, February 5th, the Sacramento Division shared informative, inspiring, and fun videos on women’s cardiovascular health in a Facebook event page. Attendees were encouraged to wear red and share a healthy selfie on social media using the hashtag #GoRedSac. The day ended with Sutter Health Park lighting up in red and displaying the Go Red for Women logo on the video board. Thank you to our Go Red for Women national sponsor CVS Health and local sponsor Sutter Health Heart & Vascular Institute for their support. Watch a recap of how the Sacramento are went red on Facebook.

Capitol Goes Red

women wearing red suits and protective face masks at the California state capitol

On February 8th, the California State Legislature held its annual “Capitol Goes Red” event to raise awareness about women’s heart health. Assemblywomen Luz Rivas (District 39) introduced HR 15 (Rivas) to formally designate February as American Heart Month which was unanimously passed by the State Assembly and Senate. Watch a video recap of the 2021 Capitol Goes Red event on Facebook.


Return to the Sacramento division webpage to find out what is happening locally.