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?

Cardiovascular Health: Action Steps for Employers

CDC Workplace Health Resource Center

Million Hearts: Blood Pressure

Train and Take: Blood Pressure Management and Workplace Policy and Environmental Development

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

American Heart Association: High Blood Pressure

CDC: High Blood Pressure

Chronic Disease Self-Management Program

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

Million Hearts: Blood Pressure

Start With Your Heart

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

High Blood Pressure Self-Management Program: Know It, Control It

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

Blood Pressure Self-Management Program: Know It, Control It

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

Blood Pressure Self-Management Program: Know It, Control It

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

Medication Adherence: Action Steps for Health Benefit Managers

North Carolina Assistance Programs