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A webinar series about improving public health
State and local health departments across the country are reducing obesity rates by improving access to healthy foods and increasing opportunities for physical activity. Health departments working in rural communities often have a hard time finding examples of what's working in other rural places.
- Improving access to healthy food in rural stores by Mandi Carringer
- Making rural streets safer for pedestrians and people on bikes by Ray Sharp
- Creating a culture of wellness in schools by Kathleen Hein
- Making healthy food more affordable by Gloria Begay
- Working with state transportation departments to revive rural main streets
Webinar presented May 21, 2015
A webinar on how to use policy to improve food access
The most sustainable change to a food retail environment may be through policy change. This webinar outlines retail policy options and highlights examples of areas that have enacted healthy retail policy.
Webinar presented November 18, 2014
A webinar on promoting informed choices
Requiring safety warnings on sugary drinks to inform consumers of the harmful health impact of consuming those products is an emerging policy strategy that has potential to change the prevalence of chronic and preventable diseases including diabetes among youth and adults. The presenters discuss...
Webinar presented September 24, 2014
A webinar on strategies to improve health outcomes
Creating a healthier food environment in afterschool programs is a key strategy for reducing childhood obesity. This training provides an overview of ways to improve the food landscape in afterschool settings, including ensuring healthy beverages in vending machines, increasing access to fresh...
Webinar presented July 9, 2013
A webinar about policy, systems, and environmental (PSE) change
Adopting a Policy, Systems & Environmental (PSE) change approach can help public health advocates create sustainable, comprehensive measures to improve community health. PSE can enrich and expand the reach of current health preventive efforts and engage diverse stakeholders around the goal of...
Webinar presented April 23, 2013