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!

Register here