Healthy People Community Stories

Leveraging Technology to Reach At-Risk Families: Preventing and Managing Early Childhood Tooth Decay in New York City

Legal and policy approaches can be important tools for achieving healthier communities. A new report—The Role of Law and Policy in Increasing the Use of the Oral Health Care System and Services—provides evidence-based information and identifies priority areas that can help communities achieve Healthy People objectives.

Aiming for Zero: Preventing Healthcare-Associated Infections in Tennessee

Legal and policy approaches can be important tools for achieving healthier communities. Resources from the Healthy People 2020 Law and Health Policy project provide evidence-based information and identify priority areas that can help communities achieve Healthy People objectives and improve health for all.

Six Steps to Improve Public Health: Using Tax Policies to Reduce Alcohol-Related Harm in Maryland

Legal and policy approaches can be important tools for achieving healthier communities. Resources from the Healthy People 2020 Law and Health Policy project provide evidence-based information and identify priority areas that can help communities achieve Healthy People objectives and improve health for all.

Regulating Alcohol Outlet Density: The Buckhead Community’s Efforts to Reduce Violent Crime

Legal and policy approaches can be important tools for achieving healthier communities. A new report—The Role of Law and Policy in Reducing Deaths Attributable to Alcohol to Reach Healthy People’s Substance Abuse Goals in the United States—provides evidence-based information and identifies priority areas that can help communities achieve Healthy People objectives.