Black Men’s Health Barbershop Initiative

Barbers Being Trained to Take Blood Pressure

Why do I need to measure my blood pressure?

  • Many people do not know they have high blood pressure
  • High blood pressure is known as the silent killer
  • Regularly checking your blood pressure helps to detect changes

Empowering Men Of All Ages To Control Blood Pressure

Where can I get my blood pressure checked?

  • At a doctor’s office by a member of your health care team.
  • At a pharmacy equipped with a digital blood pressure measurement machine.
  • With a home blood pressure monitor that you use regularly.
  • At a participating barbershop.

Blood Pressure Categories

Volunteer With Us

Want to transform the health of men in Fulton and Dekalb Counties? Join your fellow nurses and barbers to support The FDHA’s Black Men’s Health Initiative. The barbershop has become a proven place to reach African American men, in a trusted and relaxed setting. Community health and wellness programs have delivered positive results across the U.S. Join our outreach of health promotion and disease prevention.

Barbers & Nurses Positively Impacting Men’s Health

  • Free Barber Training
  • Free BP Monitoring Equipment
  • Nurse Information Session
  • Ongoing support and marketing from The FDHA

Complete the volunteer form to receive information on upcoming training sessions