Heart Disease Communications Kit
With the support of health professionals like you, the Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention (DHDSP) is better able to educate the public about heart disease prevention.
The social media messages and graphics below can help your audiences understand the basics of heart disease, including its related conditions, ways to reduce risk, and treatment.
Help DHDSP spread awareness by sharing these resources on your social media pages.
Raise awareness of the importance of heart disease prevention all year round by adding these hashtags to your social media messages:
September 29, 2020: World Heart Day (#WorldHeartDay)
February 2021: American Heart Month (#HeartMonth)
February 5, 2021: National Wear Red Day (#WearRedDay)
- Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. Get the facts on heart disease and what can put you at risk. http://bit.ly/2lhOAKIexternal icon
- Heart disease is the number 1 killer of women, but there are ways you can lower your risk every day. Take an active role in your health and learn what it takes to keep your heart healthy. http://bit.ly/2YCZuedexternal icon
- Almost 50% of Americans have at least 1 of 3 key risk factors for heart disease: high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, or smoking. You can control these risk factors—learn how. http://bit.ly/38m4U2Uexternal icon
- Someone in the United States has a heart attack every 40 seconds. Don’t skip a beat—recognizing the 5 major signs and symptoms of a heart attack could save a life. http://bit.ly/2lGKz3aexternal icon
- If you’ve had a heart attack or other heart problem, cardiac rehabilitation can drastically improve recovery and help build heart-healthy habits. Learn more about how cardiac rehab can help heal your heart. https://bit.ly/2sYC47Hexternal icon #CRSavesLives
- How much do you know about heart disease? Challenge your heart health knowledge with this quiz. http://bit.ly/2OgWK5Bexternal icon
- Looking to improve cardiovascular health in your community? Learn about 8 evidence-based strategies for reducing cardiovascular disease risk factors from the Best Practices Guide. http://bit.ly/2MnN4Ffexternal icon
Million Hearts® acknowledges hospitals and health systems and centers working to systematically improve the cardiovascular health of the population and communities they serve.
#HeartDisease is the leading cause of death for U.S. men and women. Get the facts on heart disease and what can put you at risk. http://bit.ly/2lhOAKIexternal icon
- #HeartDisease is the number 1 killer of women, but there are ways you can lower your risk every day. Take an active role in your health and learn what it takes to keep your #heart healthy. http://bit.ly/2YCZuedexternal icon
- Almost 50% of Americans have at least 1 of 3 key risk factors for #HeartDisease: high #BloodPressure, high blood #cholesterol, or smoking. You can control these risk factors—learn how. http://bit.ly/38m4U2Uexternal icon
- Don’t skip a beat—recognizing the 5 major signs and symptoms of a #HeartAttack could save a life. http://bit.ly/2lGKz3aexternal icon
- If you’ve had a heart attack or other #heart event, cardiac rehabilitation can help with recovery and prevent future problems. Learn more about the life-saving benefits of #CardiacRehab. https://bit.ly/2sYC47Hexternal icon #CRSavesLives
- How much do you know about #HeartDisease? Challenge your #heart health knowledge with this @CDCHeart_Stroke quiz. http://bit.ly/2OgWK5Bexternal icon
- Looking to improve #cardiovascular health in your community? Learn 8 evidence-based strategies for reducing #CVD risk factors from the @CDCHeart_Stroke Best Practices Guide. http://bit.ly/2MnN4Ffexternal icon
ABCS of Heart Health
- Men and Heart Disease
Share how men are affected by heart disease and what steps men can take to prevent heart disease.
- Women and Heart Disease
Only about half of women recognize that heart disease is their number 1 killer. Here is what women can do to reduce their risk.
- ABCS of Heart Healthexternal icon
Encourage others to lower their risk for heart attack and stroke and improve heart health by following the ABCS!
- How Cardiac Rehabilitation Can Help Heal Your Heart
This CDC Features article shares more about what cardiac rehabilitation is, who needs it, and how it can help those who have had a heart attack or other heart problems.
- Measure Your Blood Pressure
Empower your audiences to know and measure their blood pressure numbers regularly with these customizable tools.
For Health Professionals
- Heart Disease Tools and Training
Access a variety of tools, resources, and training materials to develop and support programs that focus on preventing heart disease.
- Heart Disease and Mental Health Disorders
Learn about mental health disorders associated with heart disease and its related risk factors and what you can do to support people who are at risk.
- Cardiac Rehabilitationexternal icon
Improve referral, enrollment, and participation rates in cardiac rehabilitation programs with these evidence-based tools and resources.
- Hypertension Control Change Package (Second Edition)external icon
This guide includes process improvements to help ambulatory clinical settings implement optimal hypertension control.
- Best Practices Guide for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Programs
Find evidence-based strategies for effective and sustainable cardiovascular disease prevention, including controlling risk factors such as high blood pressure and high cholesterol.