Welcome to the PLACES Help page. We’ve provided videos and how to guides with step-by-step instructions on how to utilize many facets of this interactive tool and how to download data for your own use. You’ll find many of the frequently asked questions we receive, citations for sourcing the data, logos for your use, and how to contact us if you don’t find the answers to your questions here.

Video Tutorial

Watch our video with step-by-step instruction on how to use the interactive PLACES website to retrieve, explore, and visualize county-, city-, and census tract-level data in your community.  We’ll walk you through the site, what it has to offer, and how to get the most out of these resources.

Citation for Sourcing Data Use

Suggested Citation:

PLACES. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Accessed [date].