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.
NEW Infographic/ CDC and the National Forum
A new infographic by the National Forum for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) was featured in USA Today.
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.
The following NACCHO-hosted resources are available for free to help prevent cardiovascular disease in your community.
The following organizations have collaborated with NACCHO to prevent cardiovascular disease in communities throughout the United States.
The following policy statements show NACCHO's continual support for cardiovascular health in the United States.