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Communities

HPCD establishes strong partnerships to support and help drive community action by sharing resources to create supportive environments, build healthy public policy, establish self-management programs and link programs to health care systems.

Farmers Market sign.pngDuring the past year:

              • More than 71 communities created healthier environments
              • More than 3,800 people participated in community-based chronic disease self-management classes
              • 943 community members received education to build healthier environments
              • Trained 204 school and physical education personnel in 38 counties to create active schools
              • Trained school staff in 13 counties to prepare fresh, nutritious meals using less sodium. A total of 40 counties are now trained in this method
HPCD empowers communities through assessments and resources to promote health and well-being.  For more information about our community projects, please call 304-356-4193, or e-mail HPCD.
  
Health Promotion and Chronic Disease
350 Capitol Street, Room 514  Charleston, WV 25301-3715
Ph: (304) 356-4193 Fx: (304) 558-1553

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