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After a Heart Attack | Resources & Support |

Leaving the hospital after a heart attack

What you can do for your family member or friend

It’s common to feel overwhelmed when your family member or friend leaves the hospital. So try to only focus on the steps you can take right now.

Here are a few simple things you can do right now to help:

  • Go to the pharmacy. Get all the medicines your family member or friend will need
  • Get your $18* Card
  • Make recommended follow-up appointments

Next, learn how you can help once you’re home.

*Subject to eligibility rules; restrictions apply.

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