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Project updates, commentaries, events and news about health across the nation from the County Health Rankings & Roadmaps team.
Building Partnerships: How to Start the Conversation
You’ve seen the Rankings and identified some areas you’d like to improve. Now you may be wondering how you can change the culture of health in your community. Where do you begin?
One of the first steps is organizing a strong, effective team with the shared goal of improving local health.
The County Health Rankings show us that everyone has a role to play in improving the health of our communities—from businesses and healthcare providers to policy-makers and foundations. Working together can yield better, more lasting results than working alone.
The Active Living Task Force in Marquette County, Michigan, gathered over 20 community partners— including the health department, YMCA, and public university—to improve the health of their community.