142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Activate Allen County

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Monday, November 17, 2014 : 11:30 AM - 11:50 AM

Cheri Mitchell, MPH , Activate Allen County, Lima, OH
This presentation will highlight Active Allen County’s efforts to provide everyone living in Allen County access to healthy foods and opportunities for physical activity in places that they live, work, worship, learn and play. It will provide an overview of the group’s wok to implement broad, sustainable, evidence-based strategies that advance health equity and reduce health disparities.

Learning Areas:

Public health or related public policy

Learning Objectives:
Identify strategies implemented by Activate Allen County to increase access to healthy eating , active living and smoke free environments.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am the project director for the small communities transformation grant focusing on active living, healthy eating, tobacco-free lifestyles and high impact quality clinical services. I have experience in maternal and child health, community health, sexually transmitted diseases and cardiovascular health. My interest is focusing on reducing the incidence of chronic diseases among minorities.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.