Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Program
Cardiovascular disease, including heart disease and stroke, is the leading cause of death in Mississippi, accounting for over a third of all deaths in the state. Mississippi's CVD mortality rate remains the highest in the nation.
The Mission of the Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Program is to promote and protect the cardiovascular health of the citizens of Mississippi.
To prevent, manage, and reduce the risk factors associated with heart disease and stroke by implementing health system interventions to improve effective delivery of care, community-clinical linkages to support prevention and management of high blood pressure and diabetes, and collecting and analyzing data to guide work.
Links referenced on this page
|Heart Attack Signs and Symptoms
|Stroke Awareness and Prevention
|High Blood Pressure
|Fact Sheets and Information
|Maps: Cardiovascular disease risk factors and health insurance, 2018
|More resources and links
Find this page at https://msdh.ms.gov/page/43,0,297.html