Information for communities to help select and implement evidence-informed policies, programs, and system changes to improve various factors that affect health (Health Behaviors, Clinical Care, Social & Economic Factors, and the Physical Environment).
The official collection of all Community Preventive Services Task Force findings and the systematic reviews on which they are based. Answers questions such as: What interventions have and have not worked? In which populations and settings has the intervention worked or not worked? What might the intervention cost? What should I expect for my investment? Does the intervention lead to any other benefits or harms? What interventions need more research before we know if they work?
A new database that allows searches for interventions by Healthy People 2020 topic areas and objectives; race and ethnicity; sex; age; population group; setting; intervention agent; resource type; intervention type; and desired outcome. Some of the search categories are not yet functional (as of August, 2014), as the tool is still in progress.
Contains links to prevention strategies and plans in 15 areas, including Tobacco, Chronic Conditions, Viral Hepatitis, Healthcare-Associated Infections, Drug Control, Health Literacy, and Environmental Justice.
An online, searchable collection of innovative best practices across public health areas. Includes proven initiatives, programs, resources, administrative practices and tools that address local public health needs. NACCHO solicits submissions about innovative programs or practices to add to the database.
Prioritizes prevention by integrating recommendations and actions across multiple settings to improve health and save lives. Priorities provide evidence-based recommendations that are most likely to reduce the burden of the leading causes of preventable death and major illness in seven areas: Tobacco Free Living, Preventing Drug Abuse and Excessive Alcohol Use, Healthy Eating, Active Living, Injury and Violence Free Living, Reproductive and Sexual Health, Mental and Emotional Well-Being.
Describes evidence-based solutions to 10 problems that align with national and CDC priorities: Excessive Alcohol Use; Food Safety; Healthcare-Associated Infections’ Heart Disease And Stroke; HIV; Motor Vehicle Injuries; Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity; Prescription Drug Overdose; Teen Pregnancy; and Tobacco Use. Highlights for all 50 states the status of public health policies and practices designed to prevent or reduce these problems.
Scientific evidence reviews of a broad range of clinical preventive health care services (such as screening, counseling, and preventive medications), and recommendations for primary care clinicians and health systems.
Priority strategies and clear targets in the areas of Food Safety, Healthcare-Associated Infections, HIV, Motor Vehicle Injuries, Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, Teen Pregnancy, and Tobacco.