Creating Healthy Communities
Vision: Making the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice
Mission: Creating Healthy Communities (CHC) is committed to preventing and reducing chronic disease statewide. Through cross-sector collaboration, we are activating communities to improve access to and affordability of healthy food and increase opportunities for physical activity where Ohioans live, work and play. By implementing sustainable evidence-based strategies CHC is creating a culture of health.
Goals: Activities target three priority communities: City of Fremont, Sandusky County, and the Clyde/Green Springs School District. The Sandusky County Creating Healthy Communities program has developed goals and objectives that support active living and healthy eating.
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Programs occur in three settings – community, schools, and work site –
through numerous partnerships and collaborations.
Desirable program outcomes include newly developed or revised policies, systems and environmental change – new methods of evaluating the effectiveness of community health programs that modify the environment to encourage healthy choices.
For more information about the program, or to join the CHC team, contact Laura Bogard at 419-334-6386 or firstname.lastname@example.org