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HUNTERDON COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
DIVISION OF PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING
Route 31 County Complex
6 Gauntt Place
PO Box 2900
Flemington, NJ 08822-2900
PHONE; 908-806-4570
FAX: 908-806-5503
George Wagner, Cheif of Staff/Director of Public Safety
Karen B. DeMarco, Department Head/County Health Officer
Shu-Chen Chiang, Division Supervisor

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HUNTERDON COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Public Health Nursing

  BLOOD PRESSURE MONITORING PROGRAMS

Essential Services Model
Blood pressure screening is a very important part of encouraging healthy behaviors, disease prevention and chronic disease management.

Based on availability Public Health Nurses may able to attend programs, events and gatherings to provide blood pressure screening for County residents.

Please contact us at 908-806-4570 to check our availability.

 

Blood Pressure Stages
High blood pressure greatly increases your risk of heart disease and stroke.

Heart Disease Awareness

Click on the link to learn Healthy living tips from American Heart Association:
www.heart.org/en/healthy-living

Heart Disease Awareness - Go Red Day 2018

Public Health raises awareness about cardiovascular disease and save lives on National Wear Red Day.

May is Stroke Awareness Month

Most people who have a first stroke have high blood pressure.  Nearly 1 in 6 American adults with high blood pressure Don't Even Know they have it.  High Blood pressure can be a silent killer! Have your blood pressure checked and keep it in check to REDUCE your Risk of Stroke.

Stroke does not have to mean death or disability.  Prevention, early recognition of signs and prompt medical intervention are key. Remember time lose is brain lost.  Get help  F.A.S.T.  This simple acronym can be taught to young and old alike.

Face- look for uneven smile or drooping of one side,
Arm- check if one arm is weak or flaccid,
Speech- listen for slurring of speech,
Time- call 911 right away. 
Get help F.A.S.T!

To learn more about FAST, visit: www.youtube.com/watch?v=POlmGdHD0Us&feature=youtu.be

For more information on Stroke Awareness, visit: www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/

 

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