Public Health Resources for Hypertension Control

American Heart Month 2021

Feeling the pressure? We can help. Blood pressure control is possible.

Public health professionals, including community health workers and employees from federal, state, and local health organizations, are in a unique position to help raise awareness that hypertension control is possible.

The data, statistics, and strategies found in this toolkit can support their important efforts to improve hypertension rates in their communities.

Who Should Use This Toolkit?

The tools and resources in this toolkit are designed to help public health professionals promote the use of effective hypertension control strategies in their communities.

How Do I Use This Toolkit?

  • Read and incorporate evidence-based policy tools and guides into your organization.
  • Link to data and maps that highlight the burden of hypertension and successful interventions.
  • Share messages and graphics with individuals and patients in your social networks.
  • Use these tools in tandem with the actions recommended in The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Control Hypertension.
Evidence-Based Policy Tools
Hypertension Maps, Data, and Statistical Reports
Communication Tool

Spread the Word

Share the following messages with your followers.

Feeling the pressure? @CDCHeart_Stroke can help. Take charge of #hypertension control in your community with these toolkits. cdc.gov/heartmonth #HeartMonth

High blood pressure control is within our reach. Check out @CDCHeart_Stroke’s #HeartMonth toolkits to empower others on their journey to control and better heart health. We’ve got this! cdc.gov/heartmonth

With partnership and focus, we can make #hypertension control possible in our communities. CDC is here to help. Start with these #HeartMonth toolkits. cdc.gov/heartmonth

#Hypertension is costly and dangerous—but controllable. The @Surgeon_General’s Call to Action breaks down what we know about hypertension and what works to get it under control. Read the report. cdc.gov/hypertensionCTA #HeartMonth

Be a champion for #hypertension control in your community. The @Surgeon_General’s Call to Action shares what works to get hypertension under control. Learn more. cdc.gov/bloodpressure/CTAstrategies.htm #HeartMonth

Feeling the pressure? CDC can help. Take charge of hypertension control in your community with these toolkits. cdc.gov/heartmonth #HeartMonth

#Hypertension control is within our reach. Check out these #HeartMonth toolkits to empower others on their journey to control and better heart health. We’ve got this! cdc.gov/heartmonth

With partnership and focus, we can make #hypertension control possible in our communities. CDC is here to help. Start with these #HeartMonth toolkits. cdc.gov/heartmonth

#Hypertension is costly and dangerous—but controllable. The Surgeon General’s Call to Action breaks down what we know about high blood pressure and what works to get it under control. Read the report. cdc.gov/hypertensionCTA #HeartMonth

Be a champion for #hypertension control in your community. The Surgeon General’s Call to Action shares what works to get hypertension under control. Learn more. cdc.gov/bloodpressure/CTAstrategies.htm #HeartMonth

Use the content below in your newsletters or e-blasts to inform people about our website and these useful tools.

Nearly 1 in 2 adults have hypertension, yet only about 1 in 4 have their blood pressure under control. Explore CDC’s Public Health Resources for Hypertension Control page, which provides trusted, evidence-based tools about hypertension control for public health professionals to share with their partners. Visit www.cdc.gov/heartmonth to learn more about the resources in CDC’s hypertension toolkits.

Social Media Graphics

Download these hypertension graphics to share on your social media accounts with colleagues and partners.

Take Action

Hypertension Facts

Download our hypertension control resources for you to share with individuals and patients in your practice.

Implement our clinical tools and resources on hypertension control into your practice, and share the tools with your team.