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 last 12 months, did your worksite...

34. 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

35. Provide educational materials on preventing and controlling high blood pressure?

American Heart Association: High Blood Pressure

CDC: High Blood Pressure

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

Million Hearts: Blood Pressure

Start With Your Heart

36. Provide and promote interactive educational programming on preventing and controlling high blood pressure?

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

American Heart Association: Check. Change. Control.

Workplace Chronic Disease Self-Management

YMCA’s Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring Program

37. Provide and promote free or subsidized lifestyle coaching/counseling or self-management programs that equip employees with skills and motivation to set and meet their personal blood pressure management goals?

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

American Heart Association: High Blood Pressure

American Heart Association's Workplace Walking Program Kit

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

Workplace Chronic Disease Self-Management

American Heart Association: Check. Change Control

YMCA’s Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring Program

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

Blood Pressure Station Guide

Self-Monitoring Blood Pressure Video

American Heart Association: Check. Change. Control

39. Provide health insurance coverage with free or subsidized 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