South Central Health District of Georgia

The South Central Health District

Bleckley. Dodge. Johnson. Laurens. Montgomery. Pulaski. Telfair. Treutlen. Wheeler. Wilcox.

Hypertension Management & Outreach Program

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blood pressure cuffThe Hypertension Management and Outreach (HMO) Program is a direct service and educational program available to adults with limited annual income or uninsured (no health insurance) with a primary diagnosis of high blood pressure (also known as hypertension).

The  Hypertension Management and Outreach Program provides direct services including: blood pressure screening and assessment, referral to physicians, disease case management, and treatment. The program also provides counseling on lifestyle modifications including healthy eating, physical activity, smoking cessation, weight management, and medication adherence. Clinical and behavioral care guidelines are based on United States Preventive Health Services Task Force recommendations and other national standards.

For more information on the Hypertension Management and Outreach Program contact your local health department.