Healthy Hearts: Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring Program

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Two Spring Classes Coming Soon! 

  • A new class for Spanish-speakers will start in late-March. This class will likely be offered in the Hillcrest/Route 40 area. To learn more, complete this short Online Interest Form or call our bilingual staff at 301-600-3362.
  • Our next class (in English) will start in May. The location is pending. To learn more, complete this short Online Interest Form or contact Colleen Swank at cswank@frederickcountymd.gov or 240-357-1161.
  • This free 4-month  program for adults with high blood pressure supports participants in developing the habit of checking their blood pressure at home.  
  • Receive a free home blood pressure monitor (as needed).
  • Guidance & support provided by a trained lifestyle coach.
  • Receive education on healthy food choices that help lower blood pressure.
  • More details about Spring classes coming soon!


Contact Us

  1. Community Health Services Division

    Division Director
    Dr. Miriam Dobson, RN, CPH, CHW-C
    350 Montevue Lane
    Frederick, MD 21702
    Ph: 301-600-1733

    Cancer & Chronic Disease Prevention Program 
    Ph: 301-600-3362

    Hours

    Monday - Friday
    8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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JOIN HEALTHY HEARTS* 

so you can keep doing the things you love!

INTERESTED? Complete the Online Interest Form and we will contact you to determine if you qualify. Check out the Program Flyer (English PDF / Spanish PDFfor more information. 

PROVIDERS:  Download the Fax Referral Form or complete the Online Interest Form

QUESTIONS?  Contact us at (240) 357-1161 or cswank@frederickcountymd.gov.

Language interpretation is available upon request.
Interpretación de idiomas está disponible a pedido.

*NOTE: This program is the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Healthy Heart Ambassador Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring Program.

HHA-Webpage-Did You Know-HTN facts
 Patient Information
 1. What is High Blood Pressure (HBP)? Eng    Span
 2. How Can I Reduce HBP?   English      Spanish
 3.  African Americans & High Blood Pressure
 4. Blood Pressure Categories Chart-  English    Span
For more fact sheets & information like this, 
 Chronic Disease Community Resources
 1.  Lifestyle Change Programs in Frederick County 
 2.  Local Community Health Resource List 
 3.  AHA Life's Essential 8 - Steps you can take to 
      live a healthier lifestyle:   English       Spanish