State and Local Programs
CDC funds states, universities, and communities to advance the nation’s chronic disease prevention and health promotion efforts. This site provides information about funding and grantee programs working to increase healthy eating and active living and prevent adult and childhood obesity.
REACH is a national program to reduce racial and ethnic health disparities through local, culturally appropriate programs among African Americans, American Indians, Hispanics/Latinos, Asian Americans, Alaska Natives, and Pacific Islanders.
CDC’s CORD Project works with healthcare and community partners to improve obesity screening and counseling services among low-income children and their families, and, when appropriate, refer them to community-based healthy weight programs.
Strategies that support healthy eating, physical activity, and breastfeeding in child care, health care, school, worksite, and community-wide settings.
Scientific reports, articles, guidelines, training, and tools by topic.
Resources to assist public health practitioners with a systematic approach to program planning using a health equity lens.
These highlights focus on grantees’ efforts to implement strategies that encourage healthy eating, increased physical activity, and breastfeeding.