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Watch and share a selection of online videos that address community health and chronic disease prevention. These videos are also available on the Community Health Playlist on CDC’s YouTube Channel.

Making the Business Case for Prevention Video Series

Why should businesses care about community health? Because making healthy living easier for their communities can help increase profits, bring in more customers, and build goodwill.


Community and School Partnerships

Healthy Food Options

The 36th Annual Telly Awards - Bronze Winner

Tobacco-Free Living

The 36th Annual Telly Awards - Bronze Winner

  • Health Initiatives Boost Economic Development — Gardiner, ME
  • Worksite Wellness Benefits Small Business — Biddeford, ME
  • Download the How to Use the Making the Business Case for Prevention Videos [PDF-78KB] tip sheet that includes specific ways to use the videos.

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    Check it Out, A Healthy Checkout! [PDF-1.1MB]

    Fighting Obesity by Increasing Access to Local Farmers’ Markets [PDF-124KB]

    South Los Angeles Community Creates a Healthier Environment [PDF-121KB]

    View other success stories.

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    A Toolkit for Community Organizers & Storeowners: Delridge Healthy Corner Store Project [PDF-9.9MB]

    Healthy Corner Stores for Healthy New Orleans Neighborhoods [PDF-4MB]

    Sell Healthy! Guide [PDF-2.5MB]

    View other resources.

    REACH Video and Vignettes

    REACH: Improving Lives, Inspiring Hope

    Hear how local communities take action to improve the health of their residents and reduce racial and ethnic health disparities. Addressing several chronic health conditions including diabetes, cardiovascular health, asthma, cancer, and obesity, innovative programs meet local health needs and demonstrate positive impact.

    Medical University of South CarolinaCommunity Diabetes Education

    Choctaw Nation of OklahomaHeart Healthy

    The Institute for Urban Family Health, New YorkPromotion of Skim Milk in Public Schools

    Orange County Asian and Pacific Islander Community Alliance, Inc., CaliforniaCancer Screening

    Greater Lawrence Family Health Center, MassachusettsCommunity Diabetes Education Program

    University of Alabama at BirminghamCommunity Health Advisors and Mammography

    Boston Children’s Hospital, MassachusettsCommunity Asthma Initiative

    Society for Public Health Education, Washington, DCDiabetes Prevention and Management

    New York University School of Medicine, New YorkHepatitis B Education

    UCLA Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Equity, CaliforniaWorkplace Physical Activity

    Schenectady County Public Health Service, New YorkPrevention and Control Type 2 Diabetes

    CPPW Community Profile Videos

    View these videos from Communities Putting Prevention to Work (CPPW) communities that have implemented a variety of changes throughout the community to make healthy living easier.

    CPPW Promotional Video

    This video highlights the efforts of CPPW communities as they build healthier environments for their residents.

    Austin/Travis County, TexasTobacco Use Prevention

    The Cherokee NationObesity and Tobacco Use Prevention

    Hamilton County, OhioObesity Prevention

    Los Angeles County, CaliforniaObesity and Tobacco Use Prevention

    San Antonio, TexasObesity Prevention

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    Los Angeles, CaliforniaMaking Health Easier: Healthy Changes Start in Preschool (English)

    Los Angeles, CaliforniaMaking Health Easier: Healthy Changes Start in Preschool (Spanish)

    Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaMaking Health Easier: Active Living in Philadelphia

    Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaMaking Health Easier: Healthy Snacking in Philadelphia

    CDC StreamingHealth (YouTube Channel) Playlists

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