She has been at the heart of Salem for decades and is part of a legacy couple in the town, but everything will be on the line as Julie fights to stay alive following an unexpected heart attack on the Tuesday, Sept. 3 episode of “Days of Our Lives.”

Julie (Susan Seaforth Hayes) suffered a heart attack after an unexpected discussion with her grandson Eli (Lamon Archey) and his fiancée, Lani (Sal Stowers) about racially insensitive comments, collapsing as she tried apologizing to Gabi (Camila Banus) for anything she had said that constituted as such in the past. However, considering their nasty history, her begging the other woman for help when the attack hit fell on deaf ears, and the other woman accused her of faking it before walking away. Now, after she was found unconscious in the park by Ben (Robert Scott Wilson) and Ciara (Victoria Konefal), the race is on the do whatever it takes to save her life on the NBC soap.

“Julie fights for her life in the hospital,” spoilers reveal.

The news about what’s happened with her is going to be difficult for her loved ones, because the risk of potentially losing her may be too much for them to bear, especially considering other drama that has unfolded in everyone’s lives recently—with more still to come.

Meanwhile, in Chicago, things are continuing to take Jack (Matthew Ashford), Jennifer (Melissa Reeves) and Eric (Greg Vaughan) by surprise, after they discovered not only that Rolf (William Utay) and Vivian (Robin Strasser) were alive, but that Nicole (Arianne Zucker) and Holly absolutely were as well, though they had gone on the run. Now news of these discoveries will make their way back to Salem as well, shocking those who may be most affected by that news.

“Gabi is stunned to learn Vivian is alive,” spoilers state.

Gabi will be shocked by the news of Vivian’s being alive because it could mean some new drama that will be heaped on to her marriage to Stefan (Brandon Barash), something that she likely won’t take well to.

Meanwhile, Sarah (Linsey Godfrey) will also experience some troubles as she hears from Eric about his continued search to find the woman he truly loves.

“Eric shares news about Nicole and Holly with a conflicted Sarah,” spoilers reveal.

“Days of Our Lives” airs weekdays on NBC.

Days of Our Lives Julie (Susan Seaforth Hayes) fights for her life in the hospital on “Days of Our Lives.” Photo: XJ Johnson/JPI Studios for NBC