COVID & Heart Disease: Annual Steve Cullen Heart Run turns focus to pandemic

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MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) – February is a time to focus on matters of the heart and in Milwaukee part of marking American Heart Month includes an annual event supporting cardiovasvascular research.

For 25 years, the annual Steve Cullen Healthy Heart Club Run/Walk has raised thousands for research funding that stays local to Wisconsin, and this year brings new urgency thanks to COVID-19. Very little is known about the impacts of COVID on people with underlying heart conditions, a focus of this year’s fundraising efforts.

On CBS 58 Sunday Morning, Amanda Porterfield shared more about the event this Saturday and the importance of funding heart disease research at the Medical College of Wisconsin.

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