You can get testing and treatment for high blood pressure at your Health Department!

Did You Know:

  • 1 out of 3 adults and 2 out of 3 over age 60 have high blood pressure
  • High blood pressure causes stroke, heart attack, heart failure, and kidney disease
  • 6 out of 10 people with high blood pressure are under treatment, but only 2 of them have it under control
  • Health Department staff will work with your doctor to help you control your blood pressure
Normal<120 mm Hgand<80 mm Hg
Elevated120-129 mm Hgand<80 mm Hg
Hypertension Stage 1130-129 mm Hgor80-89 mm Hg
Hypertension Stage 2>140 mm Hgor>90 mm Hg

If you have high blood pressure, and you qualify (**), the Health Department has a full range of services that can meet your needs:

  • Physical Exam & Office Visits
  • Laboratory Tests
  • Medicine
  • Patient Education
  • Nutrition Counseling
  • Regular follow-up to keep your blood pressure under control

** – certain restrictions apply to qualify for the program. Call or visit the clinic to see if you qualify.

Educational Links

These links are provided for personal education only, and are not meant to replace an informed discussion with your healthcare provider. Linking to a website is not, nor should it be seen as, an endorsement by the health department of that person, organization or company. These links will open in a new window.

CDC High Blood Pressure page

Last Updated on June 19, 2023