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, […]
Creating Healthy Communities is part of the #GoodFoodHere initiative to increase healthy choices at local neighborhood stores. The list of our partners can be found at the HIP-Cuyahoga website.
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 […]
The Louisville community has embraced the healthy corner store model. Click this link to view a video about their success.
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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
Local news about the CVS decision to stop selling tobacco products.
Congrats to the pharmacy/convenience store CVS/Caremark on their decision to stop selling tobacco products by October 1. Here are several articles about this health promoting decision. Washington Post CNN LA Times Politico ABC News USA Today New York Times CNBC
Today, we are going to have a discussion about Retail Food in Cuyahoga County. Grocers, municipal leaders, and community development representatives will learn about a recent study of local retail food access that was conducted by The Cuyahoga County Planning Commission, Cuyahoga County Board of Health, and Ohio State University – Cuyahoga Extension. Then we […]