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Missouri

Help us ensure everyone in Missouri has the opportunity to live longer, healthier lives.

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Healthy for Good

Living healthy and free of disease makes a critical difference in quality of life. That’s why we’re working to raise awareness about the vital effect lifestyle has on health and helping communities form healthy habits.

Show You Have Missouri at Heart

You can make a difference by lending your support to help improve the long-term health of Missouri.

Take Damar Hamlin’s #3forHeart™ CPR Challenge ❤️

Join Damar in taking 3 simple steps to support CPR education and training, research and other lifesaving programs. You can help save lives today.

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CPR & First Aid Training

Emergencies leave us feeling helpless, but they don’t have to. Take two minutes to learn Hands-Only CPR™ now. 70 percent of out-of-hospital cardiac arrests happen in homes. When a person has a cardiac arrest, immediate CPR can double or triple their chance of survival. Prepare to save a life, find a CPR course near you today.

The American Heart Association and Daugherty Business Solutions are supporting Infant CPR in St. Louis. Learn More.

Focus on Quality: Blood Pressure

32% of Missourians have high blood pressure, compared to 29% nationwide. We are working with health care organizations through Target: BP™ to improve BP control rates through an evidence-based quality improvement program. 

The Missouri Hypertension Summit gathered health care leaders from across the state to discuss the value of joining Target: BP. In 2020, 27 Missouri organizations were recognized for their participation and achievements in the initiative. 

Youth and Tobacco

The tobacco endgame – the path to ending tobacco use and nicotine addiction in the U.S. – is within sight. This could save millions of lives. But e-cigarettes and other products like cigarillos, hookah and smokeless tobacco pose a significant threat. They are gaining popularity, especially with kids and young adults. Nearly 25% of Missouri high school students self-reported they used a tobacco product in the last 30 days.

The American Heart Association is working with school districts to help respond to the youth tobacco/vaping epidemic. If you are interested in learning more or utilizing our Tobacco-Free Schools Toolkit, please reach out to [email protected].

Contact Us

Columbia and Jefferson City, Missouri
573-446-3000

Springfield and Joplin, Missouri
417-520-5070

St. Louis, Missouri

417-520-5070

P.O. Box 411364

St. Louis, MO 63141

 

Field Operations: Megan Hoffman

Communications: Madelyn Alexander