Skip to main content
Please first contact your health care provider or the local Department of Health if you are at risk for coronavirus (COVID-19). Risk factors that may indicate COVID-19 include fever, cough, or flu-like signs, AND either recent international travel OR contact with someone recently diagnosed with COVID-19. Health care officials will direct you to the appropriate place for care. In order to avoid the spread of COVID-19, you should avoid the emergency room at your local hospital except in cases of an emergency.

Be in the Know About Your Blood Flow

Vascular disease refers to any disease of the blood vessels or circulatory system. There are three types of blood vessels that carry blood throughout the body: arteries, veins and lymphatics. When one of these is affected, it can cause problems with the heart or other parts of the body.

Risk Factors for Vascular Disease

  • Having a family history of heart/vascular disease
  • Smoking
  • Being obese
  • Having high cholesterol
  • Having high blood pressure
  • Lack of physical activity

Symptoms

Vascular disease is not always symptomatic, especially in the early stages, but there are symptoms for its complications, such as heart attack or stroke.