Euclid’s Simon’s Grocery store awarded grant from Finance Fund

The Creating Healthy Communities team has worked to improve healthy food access to neighborhoods along Euclid Ave in Euclid, Ohio for several years. In a Transportation for Livable Communities Initiative planning process, the CHC team conducted a Health Impact Assessment. One of the focus areas of this assessment was healthy food access. Through resident surveys, […]

Lactation Program at Cuyahoga County Board of Health

The Cuyahoga County Board of Health (CCBH) has made some wonderful improvements to their worksite lactation program for employees and guests. Through a collaboration of the worksite wellness committee, Child and Family Health Services and Creating Healthy Communities programs, the program has installed a multi user lactation pump, purchased kits to use with the pump […]

Smart Growth releases Complete Streets Policy report

Smart Growth America reviewed Complete Street Policies nationwide.  Fifteen communities, including Piqua, OH  (click here for their policy) demonstrated model policies for other agencies/communities. A good example for counties includes Baltimore County, MD (click here for their policy).  Read more here… Or Download the Report (full report). Executive Summary