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Creating Community Health: Keys to Success

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Creating Community Health: Keys to Success

  1. 1. Creating Community Health: Keys to Success Jennifer D. Seymour, PhD Centers for Disease Control and Prevention SOAR Strategy Summit 2015 May 11, 2015 National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity
  2. 2. Critical Assets for a Healthy Community  Active and engaged citizens with the data, strategies, and resources to address problems  Leadership support  Adequate health care infrastructure • Address acute care needs • Reinforce community health strategies
  3. 3. Elements of Successful Community Health Strategies  Address problems, not just symptoms  Have multiple goals – jobs, environment, health, education  Have measureable goals • Maintain accountability • Provide ability to evaluate and adjust • Give reasons to celebrate  Are feasible, practical, sustainable, and meet communities where they are
  4. 4. How CDC Helps Communities  Supports states  Provides technical assistance  Provides grants • Coalition building • Technical support • Strategy implementation  Connects communities across the country  Documents progress and what works  Coordinates with other federal and state agencies  Helps communities develop sustainable programs
  5. 5. For more information please contact Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 1600 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30333 Telephone: 1-800-CDC-INFO (232-4636)/TTY: 1-888-232-6348 Visit: www.cdc.gov | Contact CDC at: 1-800-CDC-INFO or www.cdc.gov/info 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. National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity

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