Westchester County Self-Monitoring Resource: Hypertension

What is high blood pressure?

High blood pressure (also referred to as HBP, or hypertension) is when your blood pressure, the force of blood flowing through your blood vessels, is consistently too high. Learn more about high blood pressure.

Understanding Blood Pressure Reading

What do your blood pressure numbers mean?


The only way to know if you have high blood pressure (HBP, or hypertension) is to have your blood pressure tested. Understanding your results is key to controlling high blood pressure.

Find a blood pressure self-monitoring cuff by clicking on the map above.

How to measure at home

Discussing blood pressure with your doctor

If you’re one of the millions of Americans battling high blood pressure (HBP or hypertension),  you ma benefit from collaborating with your healthcare provider and get your blood pressure under control.

SNAP/ WIC registration

Lear more about SNAP and WIC here.