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What Works for Health Shortcut

Looking for a shortcut to effectively use What Works for Health, our tool to help you find evidence-informed policies, programs, systems, and environmental changes that can make a difference locally? We've added a new resource to help you do just that. It can be found in What Works for Health.

Choose Shortcut

This document provides a two-page summary of steps in the Action Center's Choose Effective Policies & Programs guide. It can be found in Choose Effective Policies & Programs.

Racial Equity Impact Assessment

A Racial Equity Impact Assessment (REIA) examines how different racial and ethnic groups will likely be affected by a proposed action or decision. REIAs are used to minimize unanticipated adverse consequences in a variety of contexts, including the analysis of proposed policies, institutional practices, programs, plans and budgetary decisions.

This tool and more guidance on how and...

County Health Rankings Model

The Rankings are based on a model of population health that emphasizes the many factors that, if improved, can help make communities healthier places to live, learn, work and play. 

2016 Data Comparability Across States

This document provides guidance for comparing measures across states. It can be found in Using the Rankings Data, under Exploring the Data.