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Creating Healthy Communities
Program Information Healthy Food Smoke-free Homes Smoke-Free Toolkits Tobacco-Free CollaborativeWorksite Wellness Chronic Disease Prevention Advisory BoardResources and Links Location and Directions
Katie Stone, MPHProgram Director
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, increase opportunities for physical activity, and assure tobacco-free living where Ohioans live, work and play. By implementing sustainable evidence-based strategies, CHC is creating a culture of health.
Examples of our work:
The Chronic Disease Prevention Advisory Board (CDPAB) is
a long-standing coalition serving Greater Columbus with a common agenda to
increase opportunities for physical activity, healthy eating, and
smoke/tobacco-free living through cross-sector collaboration.
Creating Healthy Communities educational materials are designed for all ages and can be used to promote consistent healthy messaging. Click here to see available materials.
Learn more about Creating Healthy Communities projects throughout the state of Ohio: