General instructions for Patients with Heart Disease
Take your medicines regularly - It is very important to Make sure that you take all medications prescribed regularly as before even if you are mildly symptomatic.
Don’t stop any medication unless advised by your doctor.
Continue with your blood pressure, diabetes, and heart disease medications in case you are unable to visit your doctor. Medications to control cholesterol (statins) should be continued.
Secure a one month supply of your medication or longer if possible
Keep a distance of at least one meter from people with a cough, cold or flu
Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
Stay at home if possible
Remain aware of your health state. If you experience symptoms (shortness of breath, fever, and cough), call your doctor or a hospital immediately. Explain to them that you are calling in relation to the new coronavirus and that you are at high risk.