Citywide Hypertension/ High Blood Pressure Initiative: GOMO

This will be the resource page for shareable monthly content to be distributed by members of the coalition. (more accurate intro to come) 

 

 

 

May is American Stroke Month. DYK that 80 percent of strokes are preventable and blood pressure is the most controllable risk factor? Share this image and encourage people to check, change and control their blood pressure! #StrokeMonth #NYCGOMOBP  

 

 

 

 

 

 

One in four NYers has high blood,  a leading cause of heart disease and stroke, but it can be treated. Start by checking your blood pressure at one of the 1,200 free locations around NYC: https://a816-healthpsi.nyc.gov/nychealthmap #NYCGOMOBP

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This National Women’s Health Week remember that a women dies from heart disease every 80 seconds. With heart disease & stroke, prevention is key. Do your heart a favor, and take the time to know your blood pressure . Spread the word! #NYCGOMOBP #MothersDay

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cada 80 segundos una mujer muere de una enfermedad cardiaca o un derrame cerebral. Es tiempo de asegurar que NO es nuestro tiempo. Controle la presion arterial! #NYCGOMOBP #DiadelasMadres 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Additional Resources 

NYC Park’s Mothers Day Events:
Show your mom just how much you care by taking her for a special Mother’s Day outing in Parks. With music, flowers, and more, this will be a day for the whole family to enjoy! 

https://www.nycgovparks.org/events/mothers_day

American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women:
Women sure know a lot of numbers by heart, like phone numbers, birthdays, pin numbers and passwords. But do you know the most critical numbers for your heart health? That knowledge could just save your life. 

https://www.goredforwomen.org/fight-heart-disease-women-go-red-women-official-site/know-your-risk/know-your-numbers/