This editorial explains the importance of sodium reduction as a public health strategy, provides a background of CDC's Sodium Reduction in Communities Program, and highlights the articles written by authors who implemented community programs for sodium reduction.
Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia.
Correspondence: Kristy L. Mugavero, MSN, MPH, RN, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy, MS F72, Atlanta, GA 30341 (email@example.com).
The findings and conclusions in this report are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official position of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The authors declare no conflicts of interest and have no financial disclosures.