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Our Mission

To provide public health leadership to improve cardiovascular health for all, reduce the burden, and eliminate disparities associated with heart disease and stroke.

Heart disease and stroke are leading causes of death in the United States. They are the principal causes of cardiovascular disease death and are also major causes of disability.

Our Goals

  • Prevent risk factors for heart disease and stroke.
  • Increase detection and treatment of risk factors.
  • Increase early detection and treatment of heart disease and stroke.
  • Decrease recurrences of heart attacks and strokes.
  • Foster a skilled and engaged public health workforce.

Contact Us:
    4770 Buford Hwy, NE
    Mail Stop F-72
    Atlanta, GA 30341-3717
  • Information Line: 800-CDC-INFO
    Fax: 770-488-8151
  • Email The U.S. Government's Official Web PortalDepartment of Health and Human Services
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention   1600 Clifton Rd. Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) TTY: (888) 232-6348 - Contact CDC-INFO