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Healthy Communities Program – CDC

CDC and its partners are working together to create healthy, thriving communities across the United States by reducing chronic diseases and attaining health equity through training, mentorship, dissemination of effective models, and investments in communities that jump-start local change.

The Healthy Communities Program’s Action Institutes and Training provide a springboard for community action in the areas of health-related policy, systems, and environmental change strategies through Action Institutes, conference calls, and other technical assistance. Webinars and other online training methods are under development. The Community Health Resources Database, the CHANGE assessment tool, and a variety of Action Guides for implementing effective strategies are Tools for Community Action that enable community leaders to more efficiently and effectively bring about improvements in community health.