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Health Ministries Toolkit

The TMF QIN-QIO has developed this toolkit for churches and community health ministries to use to help educate members of the church and community about heart health and related topics.

Goals and Objectives (PDF)
Heart disease and stroke are the first- and fourth-leading causes of death, respectively, in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The TMF QIN-QIO works with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to improve heart health.

Healthy Bodies Joyful Hearts Brochure (PDF)
View this brochure to learn how your church can establish a successful health ministry.

A Healthy Plate (PDF)
How can you and members of your community create a more balanced dinner? View this Million Hearts tip sheet to learn 10 steps to making better dietary choices.

Bulletin Inserts (PDF)
Learn more about the ABCS of heart health: aspirin for people at risk, blood pressure control, cholesterol control and quitting smoking.

AHA Blood Pressure Tracker
The American Heart Association's Check. Change. Control.® Tracker helps you self-monitor and track blood pressure readings at home. It's easy to sign up and be on your way to maintaining a healthy heart.

Power of Positive Thinking, Meditation and Prayer (PDF)
Having a positive outlook is believed to have a positive effect on health. View this tip sheet to learn more about how to cultivate and maintain a positive attitude.

Salt and Sodium 10 Tips (PDF)
What are 10 simple steps you and others in your community can follow to help reduce the amount of sodium you consume? View this Million Hearts salt and sodium tip sheet for more information.

Supporting Your Patients with High Blood Pressure: Visit Checklist (PDF)
This checklist walks patient and health care provider through points of discussion for patients with high blood pressure.

What is Cardiac Rehabilitation? (PDF)
If you've had heart problems or surgery, consider discussing cardiac rehabilitation with your health care provider. This document gives an overview of what you need to know about cardiac rehab.

My Life Check - Life's Simple 7
The American Heart Association presents seven steps you can take to improve your heart health.

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