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February 24, 2015: NACDD congratulates the Million Hearts® Hypertension Control Challenge Champions. Full details here.

 

February 18, 2015: NACDD, CDC and the Children’s Environmental Health Initiative at the University of Michigan are pleased to announce the health departments selected for training in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Surveillance for Heart Disease, Stroke and Other Chronic Diseases for 2015 are:

States:  Georgia, Kentucky, Nevada, Virginia, Washington

Local: 

Team 1: Alamance County (North Carolina); Caswell County (North Carolina); Chatham County (North Carolina); Durham County (North Carolina); Guilford County (North Carolina); Orange County (North Carolina)

Team 2: San Joaquin County Public Health Services (California); Napa County Health and Human Services Agency, Public Health Division (California); Solano County Department of Health and Social Services (California)

December 31, 2014: NACDD is pleased to announce that three states - Connecticut, Nevada, and Utah  - have been selected to receive enhanced technical assistance and support to address the cardiovascular burden in their respective states. Full details here.

 
November 12, 2014: NACDD, CDC and the Children’s Environmental Health Initiative at the University of Michigan are pleased to announce Phase VII of the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) State Training for Surveillance of Heart Disease, Stroke and Other Chronic Diseases. State Applications are due January 9, 2015 with notification of award by February 16, 2015. Local Applications are due January 16, 2015 with notification of award by February 23, 2015. Access complete information, including the RFA, here.

October 20, 2014:  NACDD is happy to announce the release of a Request for Technical Assistance through which NACDD will provide technical assistance to up to three states to hold a Million Hearts® Stakeholders Workshop with follow-up ongoing technical assistance. The outcome of this RTA will be assistance to states in aligning partner goals and activities to the hypertension-related activities in the CDC-RFA-DP13-1305 State Public Health Actions to Prevent and Control Diabetes, Heart Disease, Obesity and Associated Risk Factors and Promote School Health. Applications are for technical assistance only; no funding will be provided. Applications for this request for technical assistance must submitted to NACDD by December 1, 2014, 11:59 pm ET​. Access the RTA here.

April 22, 2014
: NACDD, CDC and the Children’s Environmental Health Initiative at the University of Michigan are pleased to announce t
he health departments selected for training in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Surveillance for Heart Disease, Stroke and Other Chronic Diseases for 2014 are:

States:  California, Kansas, New Mexico, South Dakota, and Vermont
Local:
Team 1: Cuyahoga County Board of Health (Ohio) ; City of Cleveland Department of Public Health (Ohio); Lake County General Health District (Ohio); Erie County Department of Health (Pennsylvania)

Team 2: Tri-County Health Department (Colorado); Denver City Health Department (Colorado)

April 1, 2014: Released by the National Forum for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, the Public Health Action Plan to Prevent Heart Disease and Stroke: Ten-Year Update provides a framework for individuals, organizations, and agencies to collaboratively achieve national goals for preventing heart disease and stroke. Visit www.nationalforum.org/actionplan to learn more.