Healthy Communities

Overview

Communities of Excellence

Communities of Excellence in Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity Prevention (CX3)    

CX3 is a program planning framework developed by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH). It involves developing and building the capacity of a team of community agencies and residents to take an in-depth look at their communities to identify areas that can be improved to support health.

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Faith-Based Wellness Program

The Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Faith-Based Wellness Program has engaged with numerous San Diego County faith-based organizations to deliver free nutrition education and physical activity programming for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) eligible families.

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Forecasting Health Impacts

Forecasting Health Impacts

Health Impact Assessment (HIA) is a process that brings together evidence to help decision makers understand how proposed projects, plans, or policies could impact residents' health.  

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Healthy Retail

Healthy Communities Campaign

The communities in which we live, work, and attend school have a significant impact on our health. Other than air quality, consideration of health impacts has not traditionally been part of land use and transportation decisions, yet communities with a lack of active transportation options are linked to poor health outcomes.

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Healthy Regional Planning

Healthy Regional Planning

The way we build our communities has a significant impact on our health. Regional policies can provide the framework to build healthy communities at the local level.

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Live Well @ Work

Live Well @ Work

Live Well @ Work is a Healthy Works program that empowers small, mid-sized and large employers to establish and enhance workplace health programs.   

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Resident Leadership Academy

Resident Leadership Academy

The Resident Leadership Academy (RLA) empowers residents in San Diego County communities by instilling commitment to make positive changes at the neighborhood level that lead to improved quality of life for all residents.

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School Wellness Program

School Wellness Program

The School Wellness Program has engaged San Diego County elementary schools in free nutrition education and physical activity programming for classrooms, cafeterias, playgrounds, community youth organizations and summer meal sites.  

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