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.
Videos showcasing African American and Hispanic neighborhoods:
- Healthy Options Sell in a Food Desert — Omaha, Nebraska
- Hispanic Grocer Says Produce Sells — Omaha, Nebraska
- Las Frutas y Verduras Se Venden Solas — Omaha, Nebraska
Videos showing a smoke-free housing effort and healthy food options in corner and grocery stores:
Related Success Stories
View other success stories.
A Toolkit for Community Organizers & Storeowners: Delridge Healthy Corner Store Project [PDF-9.4MB]
Healthy Corner Stores for Healthy New Orleans Neighborhoods [PDF-2.95MB]
Sell Healthy! Guide [PDF-2.36MB]
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 Carolina — Community Diabetes Education
Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma — Heart Healthy
The Institute for Urban Family Health, New York — Promotion of Skim Milk in Public Schools
Orange County Asian and Pacific Islander Community Alliance, Inc., California — Cancer Screening
Greater Lawrence Family Health Center, Massachusetts — Community Diabetes Education Program
University of Alabama at Birmingham — Community Health Advisors and Mammography
Boston Children’s Hospital, Massachusetts — Community Asthma Initiative
Society for Public Health Education, Washington, DC — Diabetes Prevention and Management
New York University School of Medicine, New York — Hepatitis B Education
UCLA Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Equity, California — Workplace Physical Activity
Schenectady County Public Health Service, New York — Prevention 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, Texas — Tobacco Use Prevention
The Cherokee Nation — Obesity and Tobacco Use Prevention
Hamilton County, Ohio — Obesity Prevention
Los Angeles County, California — Obesity and Tobacco Use Prevention
San Antonio, Texas — Obesity Prevention
Los Angeles, California — Making Health Easier: Healthy Changes Start in Preschool (English)
Los Angeles, California — Making Health Easier: Healthy Changes Start in Preschool (Spanish)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania — Making Health Easier: Active Living in Philadelphia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania — Making Health Easier: Healthy Snacking in Philadelphia
CDC StreamingHealth (YouTube Channel) Playlists
- Page last reviewed: November 18, 2015
- Page last updated: November 18, 2015
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