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.

Looking to expand your current cardiovascular disease prevention efforts? Would you like to learn how to re-purpose and engage a new priority population in your community?  NACCHO's Local Engagement Guide can assist you in tailoring your prevention efforts.

Need additional assistance? We can help, contact us: chronicdisease@naccho.org

The following organizations have collaborated with NACCHO to prevent cardiovascular disease in communities throughout the United States.

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