New York City’s novel “Pharmacy to Farm Prescriptions” program has a double benefit—providing SNAP recipients with the means to buy heart-healthy fruits and vegetables and a great incentive to fill their high blood pressure prescriptions.See This Story
Salt Lake County recognized that its most at-risk population was also the least likely to seek medical attention, so the health department developed mobile immunization teams to bring the hepatitis A vaccine to them.See This Story
Maine reduced the blood lead level that triggers home lead inspections, resulting in removal of more lead hazards and reduced lead levels in children.See This Story
Chicago works with community organizations and philanthropy on a citywide initiative addressing social determinants of health and institutionalizing a Health in All Policies approach.See This Story
South Carolina created a partnership with academia, hospitals, and long-term-care facilities to improve use of antibiotics and prevent antimicrobial resistance.See This Story
Alabama joins with local health officials, outdoor recreation advocates, an insurance company, and other partners to boost physical fitness and healthy lifestyles.See This Story
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