Just Check It!
is a free program that provides blood pressure kits for community members to borrow from any Solano County Library. Pick up a kit and learn how to monitor your blood pressure in the privacy of your own home. You can check out a monitor just like you would a book. Visit your local Solano County library to borrow a kit or reserve it online today!
High blood pressure is known to be one contributing factor of chronic diseases such as heart disease and stroke. In Solano County heart disease and stroke rank as the second and third leading causes of death espectively. One in 2 adults has above normal blood pressure, and most are unaware they’re at risk because the symptoms are easily missed or ignored. Left untreated, hypertension, the medical term for high blood pressure, leads to stroke and heart attack.