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Healthy Communities Tool Kit: Developing an Action Plan


The Healthy Communities Tool Kit captures the lessons learned from two Washington cities as they mobilized their communities to make it easier for residents to be physically active and choose health foods.

Contact: Ruth Abad ruth.abad@doh.wa.gov

Primary Toolkit:

Chronic Disease Prevention Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Active Living, Best Practice, Chronic Disease, Community Design, Nutrition, Obesity, Physical Activity, Rural


Institutional Author:

WA State Department of Health





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