What Works for Health
Featured StrategiesThese strategies can help your community in its health improvement journey.
Combine educational, environmental, and behavioral activities that increase physical activity and improve nutrition (e.g., nutrition education, aerobic/strength training, dietary prescriptions, etc.) in various settings
Educate families about safe tap water temperatures during prenatal or well-baby visits at clinic or home visits; often with home safety checks or home water temperature safety equipment
Use helmets to absorb, dissipate, and reduce impact forces to an athlete’s head and brain during collisions or falls
Restrict full contact between youth football players via limits to the number of contact practices, head hits per player, delay to tackling until a certain age, etc.