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Roll up Your Sleeves! High Blood Pressure National Day of Action

Action Ideas
Low Effort 
  • Provide free high blood pressure education materials in your waiting rooms or during appointments with hypertensive patients.
  • Play blood pressure videos in your waiting rooms.
  • Post blood pressure signage in relevant care areas.
  • Request an official declaration from your public official.
  • Follow and post social media content about Measure Up/Pressure Down® and high blood pressure.
  • Hand out promotional materials highlighting blood pressure control.
  • Present certificates of achievement to patients and providers at goal.

Medium Effort

  • Offer free or low-cost blood pressure screenings.
  • Sponsor blood pressure-related contests.
  • Highlight patients who have improved their blood pressure and health.
  • Host a brown bag lunch for employees.
  • Host a blood pressure related training for employees.
  • Feature Measure Up/Pressure Down® efforts in your internal employee newsletter.
  • Hold a contest for employees to showcase their smarts.
  • Create a National Day of Action profile picture.
  • Update your website with Measure Up/Pressure Down® web banners and a web badge.
  • Blog about high blood pressure.
  • Submit a success story to feature on the Measure Up/Pressure Down® website.
High Effort
  • Host a high blood pressure online chat, social media chat, or webinar.
  • Start a support group for those with high blood pressure.
  • Host a family event with educational activities.
  • Engage media around Measure Up/Pressure Down® National Day of Action: Roll Up Your Sleeves!.
  • Commit to a new campaign plank.


Health Promotion and Chronic Disease
350 Capitol Street, Room 514  Charleston, WV 25301-3715
Ph: (304) 356-4193 Fx: (304) 558-1553