Cardiovascular Health

NACCHO helps local health departments identify local-level prevention strategies, information and resources to advance local practice and to educate the public on the importance of preventing heart attack and stroke in the United States. NACCHO is a member of the national Million Hearts® Collaborative, a group with a goal to prevent one million heart attacks and strokes by 2022.

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The Million Hearts® in Municipalities is a sponsored initiative by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) to support local efforts to implement Million Hearts® strategies.

Municipalities (county and city-level public health agencies) will engage in a peer-to peer forum to share and learn about effective best-practices in cardiovascular disease prevention, primary care integration, stakeholder engagement, and community awareness.

To join the Million Hearts in Municipalities Forum, register here.

NACCHO has produced a webinar series that helps local health departments improve their awareness and understanding of practice-based local health department programs that address cardiovascular health and local efforts to implement the Million Hearts®initiative in cardiovascular disease prevention. Webinar topics have included the ABCs, local strategies for improved blood pressure control, and chronic disease self-management programs