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Published on January 13, 2020

Join the Check It! Challenge starting February 1

Do you know your blood pressure? Uncertain if you have high blood pressure? Do you know why high blood pressure is known as the silent killer? We’ll help you understand your numbers and take control of your heart health.

Through the Check It! Challenge, which runs from February 1, 2020 to May 31, 2020, the American Heart Association (AHA) and UHS are encouraging individuals, community organizations, and employers throughout the region to focus on improving blood pressure in the Check It! Challenge.

Commit to Check your blood pressure at least twice a month, Change to healthier habits, and Control your blood pressure!

The Check It! Challenge is based on Check. Change. Control., an evidence-based hypertension management program empowering participants to take ownership of their health using blood pressure self-monitoring. The program incorporates the concepts of remote monitoring and online tracking as key features to hypertension management.

Join UHS in the Check It! Challenge and log your readings in the Check. Change. Control. Tracker.

Access the Tracker here.

Use one of the codes below:

  • UHSBP: Community Members & UHS Patients
  • UHSEM: UHS Employees
  • BingU: Binghamton University

Check your blood pressure at a public health screening event or at blood pressure kiosk near you (kiosks are available at most pharmacies).

Commit to Check your blood pressure at least twice a month for the next four months starting February 1, Change to healthier habits, and Control your blood pressure.

What's New

  • Join the Check It! Challenge starting February 1