Million Hearts® 2022 Partner Communications Toolkit

Thank you for being a Million Hearts® partner! Through the collective and focused action of partners like you, Million Hearts® has helped and will continue to help prevent heart attacks and strokes in the U.S. Below, you will find a variety of materials and key messages to help you spread the word about the next 5 years of the initiative.

Million Hearts® 2022

Million Hearts® 2022 is a national initiative co-led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes in 5 years. The initiative focuses partner actions on a small set of priorities selected for their impact on heart disease, stroke, and related conditions.

The only way we—as a nation—will meet the Million Hearts® goals is through the collective and focused action of a diverse range of partners. As a Million Hearts® partner, determine where your individual or organizational mission aligns with the Million Hearts® priorities and explore the evidence-based strategies most suited to your talents, interests, and resources. Check out the Million Hearts® 2022 framework  pdf icon[PDF – 158K] and commit with us to carry out the priority actions needed to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes.

Spread the Word

Commitment starts with communication. Use the following materials and messages on your organization’s communication channels to help spread the word about Million Hearts® 2022 and what your organization will do to help prevent heart attacks and strokes.

Downloadable Fact Sheet

This Million Hearts® fact sheet provides a brief overview of the initiative, its goals, and how partners can get involved over the next 5 years. Publish it to your organization’s website, provide it as a downloadable resource during webinars, or use it as a handout at in-person events.

View the fact sheet  pdf icon[PDF – 937K]

Sample Presentation

Use this sample PowerPoint presentation to educate stakeholders about Million Hearts® and what they can do to contribute to preventing 1 million heart attacks and strokes in the next 5 years.

 

Sample Newsletter Content

Million Hearts® 2022
Million Hearts® 2022 is a national initiative co-led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes within five years. The initiative focuses on a small set of priorities selected for their impact on heart disease, stroke, and related conditions.

  • Keeping people healthywith public health efforts that promote healthier levels of sodium consumption, increased physical activity, and decreased tobacco use.
  • Optimizing careby using teams, health information technology, and evidence-based processes to improve the ABCS (Aspirin when appropriate, Blood pressure control, Cholesterol management, and Smoking cessation), increase use of cardiac rehab, and enhance heart-healthy behaviors.
  • Improving outcomes for priority populationsselected based on data showing a significant cardiovascular health disparity, evidence of effective interventions, and partners ready to act. Populations include Blacks/African Americans, 35- to 64-year-olds, people who have had a heart attack or stroke, and people with mental illness or substance use disorders.

We at [insert organization name] are proud to partner with Million Hearts® to help prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes by 2022. Learn more about Million Hearts® 2022 by visiting https://millionhearts.hhs.govexternal icon. To learn how you can get involved, contact [insert organization point of contact name and email address].

Sample Social Media Messages

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  • As a Million Hearts®[tag] partner, we’re committed to preventing 1 million heart attacks and strokes over the next 5 years. Visit the Million Hearts® website to learn about Million Hearts® 2022 priorities and strategies. http://bit.ly/2l2QKNiexternal icon
  • We support Million Hearts®[tag] evidence-based strategies to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes by 2022. Visit the Million Hearts® website to learn more about the initiative and available resources. http://bit.ly/2l2QKNiexternal icon
  • We’re aligning our cardiovascular disease prevention efforts with Million Hearts®[tag] strategies. Together, we can prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes over the next 5 years! Learn more about Million Hearts® 2022 resources and strategies for partners. http://bit.ly/2l2QKNiexternal icon
  • Heart health is our number 1 priority. That’s why we’re joining Million Hearts®[tag] to prevent 1 million cardiovascular events by 2022. Learn more about the Million Hearts® 2022 initiative and strategies to keep people healthy and optimize care in your community. http://bit.ly/2l2QKNiexternal icon

 Million Hearts® Logos

Download Million Hearts® logos and usage guidelines at https://millionhearts.hhs.gov/news-media/media/logos.html.

Stay Connected

Get regular updates by following Million Hearts® on Facebook, Twitter (@MillionHeartsUS), and LinkedIn. You can also sign up for the Million Hearts® e-Update.

Page last reviewed: July 29, 2020