MO DHSS Overview

Updated:Dec 2,2013

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The Missouri Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Program (MHDSP) is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s National Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Program.

MHDSP works with partners to promote policy and system changes that help to control high blood pressure and cholesterol; increase awareness of the signs and symptoms of heart attack and stroke; improve emergency response and quality of health care; and eliminate health disparities among population groups.

Aligning with the Million Hearts initiative, the majority of MHDSP’s resources address the “ABCS” of heart disease and stroke prevention, with the main focus on preventing and controlling high blood pressure and reducing sodium intake.

For more information, please visit the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services.

Missouri Million Hearts Calendar

May is American Stroke Month & High Blood Pressure Month

Press Release: May is American Stroke Month

May 9, 2015 - St. Louis Heart Walk -
Take steps to live healthier; join the 2015 Metro St. Louis Heart Walk.

May 21, 2015;  9:30 am to 3:00 pm 
Primaris, 200 Keene Street, Columbia, MO 65201

Registration starting at 9:30 am  - Meeting from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Agenda is being developed and will be distributed at a later time. 
If you have questions, please contact Kris Kummerfeld at (573) 522-2879

May 29, 2015 - St. Louis Stroke Boot Camp (CME/CEU's Provided) 


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