The Texas Cardiovascular Health Promotion Awards recognizes community-based programs, schools, worksites, and health care entities that promote innovative and effective programs and policies for prevention and/or awareness of CVD and/or stroke in Texas communities. For more information, contact Council on CVD and Stroke Support Staff.
Increases in the rates of physical inactivity, poor dietarychoices, diabetes, high blood cholesterol and obesity, as well as the continued high prevalence of hypertension and the use of tobacco contribute to these diseases each year. Community-based programs are often our first lineof defense, helping to inform, educate, and provide resources and assistance to the people of Texas in addressing the reduction of these major risk factors.To that end, the Texas Council on Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke, in conjunction with the CVD & StrokeProgram of the Texas Department of State Health Services, is pleased to announce the recipients of this year’sTexas Cardiovascular Health Promotion Awards. This award is designed to recognize outstanding cardiovascular health promotion programs in Texas, especially those using evidence-based practices.
Interested in applying for recognition status?
Information and applications will be available in Fall 2013. For more information, contact Council on CVD and Stroke Support Staff.
We know that there are many excellent cardiovascular health promotion programs in Texas. Thank you for your work in making your communities healthier!