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  1. Raising awareness in the general community about the multiple factors that influence health via media interviews and follow-up conversations.
  2. Initiating community health assessment and planning efforts where none previously existed.
  3. Celebrating successes and promoting existing community health improvement efforts.
  4. Informing policy makers, particularly Local Boards of Health, about the many factors that affect a community's health and about community health improvement planning.
  5. Revitalizing or refining existing community health assessment and improvement plans.
  6. Citing the County Health Rankings as justification in securing grant funding to conduct community health improvement efforts and/or to address the determinants of health.

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