Maine Cardiovascular Health Program
Our program works to prevent death and disability from heart disease and stroke by partnering with state and local organizations to educate Maine residents about risk factors, symptoms, and prevention.
Our Vision: "Heart Healthy and Stroke-Free in Maine"
- High blood pressure
- Overweight and obesity
The Prevention and Control (PAC-1305) Grant is a federally funded, five year grant (June 2013- June 2018) that has been awarded to Maine CDC to prevent and reduce risk factors associated with childhood and adult obesity, diabetes, heart disease and stroke as well as address how these chronic diseases are managed. Grant interventions address the U.S. CDC’s Domains (4 priority areas- see below for explanation).
Maine CDC programs that are involved in this grant include Cardiovascular Health, Diabetes Prevention and Control, Nutrition and Physical Activity, and School Health. Each program area supports the long-term outcome of the grant to improve prevention and control of:
What work is being done around Heart Disease and Stroke?
What are the U.S. CDC’s 4 Domains?
Epidemiology and Surveillance
Environmental Approaches that Promote Health
Health Care System Interventions
Community Programs Linked to Clinical Services
About Us (pdf*)
For more information about the Maine Cardiovascular Health Program visit our website at www.mainehearthealth.org or call (207)287-5380.
Phone: (207) 287-5380
TTY: Maine relay 711