A SHARED VALUE
What is Village HeartBEAT?
The Village HeartBEAT (Building Education & Accountability Together) program is a collaborative program organized to reduce risk factors associated with chronic disease through FBOs in Mecklenburg County. The overarching goal is to invest in FBOs as mutual business partners to adopt effective and sustainable policy, systems and environmental change (PSE) strategies to enhance healthier lifestyle choices, develop tobacco-free sites, and implement sustainable physical activities and healthy food options.
Season 10 Results
207 Participants had a lower cholesterol ratio
had a lower BMI
223 Participants had a lower systolic blood pressure
196 Participants had a smaller waist circumference
384 Participants had a lower diastolic blood pressure
260 Participants had
a lower A1C score
384 participants had a change in at least one outcome
(including weight, BMI, waist circumference, A1C score, cholesterol ratio, and blood pressure(systolic and diastolic)
Is an innovative approach to chronic disease prevention in Mecklenburg County.
It aims to advance health equity by building the skills, leadership, and capacity
of faith-based and community organizations
to promote health and wellness education.
To ensure that everyone
in Mecklenburg County
has equitable access to health and wellness education
through partnerships and community engagement.
Workshops, evidence-based and certification programs focused on cardiovascular disease prevention.
Topics include healthy eating, physical activity, tobacco-free living, chronic disease management,
and mental wellness.