High Blood Pressure

An assessment of the screening, education programs, follow-up and health benefits offered by the employer to address high blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is a focus of the questions in these sections of the ScoreCard.

Click on a question to find resources that help to support each activity.

During the past 12 months, did your worksite:

75. Provide free or subsidized blood pressure screening (beyond self-report) followed by directed feedback and clinical referral when appropriate?

Million Hearts: Blood Pressure

76. Provide brochures, videos, posters, pamphlets, newsletters or other written or online information that address the risks of high blood pressure?

CDC - High Blood Pressure

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: High Blood Pressure

Million Hearts: Blood Pressure

Chronic Disease Self-Management Program

77. Provide a series of educational seminars, workshops or classes on preventing and controlling high blood pressure?

American Heart Association-High Blood Pressure

Chronic Disease Self-Management Program

78. Provide one-on-one or group lifestyle counseling and follow-up monitoring for employees with high blood pressure or prehypertension?

Chronic Disease Self-Management Program

79. Provide free or subsidized self-management programs for blood pressure control and prevention?

American Heart Association – High Blood Pressure

American Heart Association's Workplace Walking Program Kit

Chronic Disease Self-Management Program

80. Make blood pressure monitoring devices available with instructions for employees to conduct their own self assessments?

American Heart Association-High Blood Pressure

Blood Pressure Station Guide

Self-Monitoring Blood Pressure Video

81. Provide health insurance coverage with no or low out-of-pocket costs for blood pressure control medications?

American Heart Association - Medicine Assistance Programs

North Carolina Assistance Programs