We believe that access to proper nutrition, that is balanced and culturally appropriate, is a basic human right. We strive to alleviate barriers to accessing health care services and recognize the important role health plays physically, mentally, and financially.
What we do:
What is the Mid-MO Self Management of Blood Pressure Program?
The Mid-MO SMBP is facilitating the Healthy Heart Ambassador Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring Program (HHA-BPSM) in Boone and Cole counties.
- Is evidence-based, lasting four months for each enrolled participant
- Includes 10-minute consultations with a program facilitator during drop-in office hours
- Provides weekly check-ins from the program facilitator by phone, email, or text, and monthly nutrition education seminars.
- Invites participants to attend two personalized consultations per month (office hours) as well as monthly nutrition education seminars.
HHA-BPSM-trained program facilitators work with participants under the supervision of an HHA-BPSM trained manager and overall program coordinator.
Nutrition Education Seminars included within this program are:
- Dietary Approaches to Manage Hypertension
- Reducing Sodium Intake
- Shopping, Preparing and Cooking Food for Better Blood Pressure Management
- Heart Healthy Eating for Life
SMBP Sites in Boone and Cole County
|Site||Site Address||Site Manager||Trained Facilitator||How to Enroll|
|Aging Best||201 W. Broadway, Suite 1-E. Columbia, MO||Melissa Schulte||Linda Kolostov, Georgia Anderson||Email Melissa at: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Building Community Bridges||213 E. Ashley, Jefferson City, MO 65109||Sarah Eber||Tawanda Edwards, Joshua Dunne||Talk to Tawanda or Joshua during food distributions|
|Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri||1015 Edmonds Street Jefferson City, MO 65109||Judith Mutamba, Diane Elam, Lori Stoll||Margie Lubbert, Jane Frank, Sharron Parker||email: email@example.com, or call: 573-635-7719|
|El Puente Hispanic Ministry||2709 Industrial Dr. Ste B Jefferson City, MO 65109||Cristhia Castro||Jane Frank||email: firstname.lastname@example.org, call: 573-680-8692|
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Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri
Agency Phone: 573-635-7719
1015 Edmonds Street
Jefferson City, MO 65109
1240 E. Brown School Rd.
Columbia, MO 65202
421 West 3rd Street
Sedalia, Missouri 65301
Catholic Charities of Central and Nothern Missouri
P.O. Box 104626
Jefferson City, MO 65110
Diocese of Jefferson City
2207 West Main Street
Jefferson City, MO 65109
Phone: (573) 635-9127