Hood Million Hearts
Welcome to the Hood Million Hearts®
Since 2012, the national Million Hearts® initiative works to prevent ONE MILLION heart attacks and strokes in the U.S. by 2022. Million Hearts®measures to prevent cardiovascular disease include the “ABCS”-- Aspirin therapy, Blood pressure control, Cholesterol management and Smoking cessation. Hood Million Hearts® is open to Hood students, staff & faculty, as well as to our community partners (clients of the YMCA and Frederick Health). We welcome your participation in our program that includes:
- Participating in a Million Hearts® Screening to know your numbers.
- Receiving a FREE home blood pressure monitor and instruction on how to use it.
- Learning about your risk for heart disease and stroke and how you can make healthy lifestyle choices to lessen those risks.
- Meeting with our team to talk about your numbers and progress toward your health goals.
Please register here and our project team will be in touch with you!