Anchors Go Red on National Wear Red Day!

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The American Heart Association invites you to wear RED on-air on Friday, February 1st to help share the truth about heart disease and make ending it a reality.

Share on-air why you are wearing red and “Going Red” and post photos to social media using #GoRedCT (Connecticut) or #GoRedMass (Massachusetts) so we can retweet/like them.

By joining together, we can fight the #1 killer of women. By wearing RED on National Wear Red Day on February 1st, you can encourage women and those who love them to make a change toward optimum heart health.

Here are national wear red day® social media messages. Feel free to copy and paste the suggested messaging below or share your own story or message and include a photo of you wearing red! Be sure to include #WearRedandGive and either #GoRedCT or #GoRedMass in all your social media posts.

National Wear Red Day®: Friday, February 1, 2019

On-Air Talking Points

  • Today is National Wear Red Day.
  • I’m wearing RED to support the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women® movement, nationally sponsored by CVS Health, in the fight against heart disease and stroke in women.
  • Heart disease is a woman’s greatest health threat.
  • Cardiovascular diseases claim the lives of 1 in 3 women. To put that into perspective, that’s a third of our mothers, sisters and friends.
  • 80% of these cases may be prevented through education and healthy lifestyle changes like moving more, eating smart and managing blood pressure
  • Wear Red to raise awareness about heart disease – the leading cause of death in women – and encourage family and friends to do the same.
  • Share your support on social with #WearRedAndGive and visit WearRedDay.org to make a donation to support the lifesaving work of the American Heart Association or at your local CVS Pharmacy, February 3- 23.

Sample Social Media Posts:

  • Join me in wearing red today for National #WearRedDay. Together we can raise awareness about heart disease, the leading cause of death in women. WearRedDay.org #GoRedforWomen
  • Pic Idea: Selfie of you wearing red.
  • Nearly 80 percent of cardiac events can be prevented, but cardiovascular diseases continue to be a woman’s greatest health threat. In honor of National Wear Red Day what will you do to take charge of your heart health? #WearRedDay #GoRedforWomen WearRedDay.org
  • Let’s be part of something bigger than ourselves. Join me and give today to help stop heart disease and stroke in women. #WearRedAndGive WearRedDay.org #GoRedforWomen
  • A woman dies from heart disease every 80 seconds. Join me and #WearRedAndGive today. Together we can help save lives. WearRedDay.org #GoRedforWomen
  • I’m wearing RED to join @GoRedForWomen in the fight against heart disease & stroke. #WearRedandGive by encouraging women in your life to #KnowYourNumbers and make a Go Red Commitment to act for women’s heart health at Goredforwomen.org/commit.

Thank you for your support of National Wear Red and women’s heart health!

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