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Be One in a Million Hearts®


Preventing 1 million heart attacks and strokes by 2017 requires work and a commitment to change from all of us. There are steps each of us—and our organizations—can take to reach this shared goal. Find out how you can be one in a Million Hearts® and make a positive difference in your family, community, and nation.

As an Employer or Private-Sector Organization


  • Provide nutrition and sodium education during new employee orientations.
  • Create a smoke-free workplace via a written policy banning tobacco use on site.
  • Offer behavioral counseling and pharmacotherapy to employees at no or low cost.
  • Provide health insurance coverage with no or low out-of-pocket costs for hypertension or cholesterol medications, home blood pressure monitoring devices with clinical support, and prescription tobacco cessation medications and FDA- approved over-the-counter nicotine replacement products.
  • Provide one-on-one or group lifestyle counseling and follow-up monitoring for employees with high blood pressure, pre-hypertension, and high cholesterol.
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