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NHWP Community Site Selection

The following criteria were used to identify and select community sites:

  • County level health outcomes and health risk factor data;
  • Access to community-based health resources such as a community hospital, CDC and non CDC-funded state and community-based health initiatives and programs (e.g., Community Transformation Grants), and the presence of local organizations that have experience supporting workplace health programs; and
  • A sufficient employer base and overall population to support the program.

Preference was given to communities with significant health disparities and to communities that allowed for the inclusion of urban/rural localities, industry sector diversity, and demographic diversity. Based on these criteria, the following sites have been selected with their local community director program contacts:
 

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The figure shows a map of the United States. Seven states are highlighted including: California, Indiana, Maine, Missouri, Tennessee, Texas, and Washington. Each of these seven states has a red dot indicating one of the participating community sites in the National Healthy Worksite Program. The seven community sites are: Kern County, CA; Marion County, IN; Somerset County, ME; Buchanan County, MO; Shelby County, TN; Harris County, TX; and Pierce County, WA. Pierce County, WA Kern County, CAHarris County, TXBuchanan County, MOShelby County, TNMarion County, INPhiladelphia County, PASomerset County, ME

For more information visit the site selection process [PDF - 722KB] including information on how employers can participate [PDF - 289KB] in the National Healthy Worksite Program.


 

View the NHWP Site Selection Presentation:


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