What Works for Health
What Works for Health Reports
Read our reports for deeper looks into what's working for specific topics and areas of the country.
What Works? Social and Economic Opportunities to Improve Health for All
What Works for Health: Strategies to Improve Rural Health
Featured StrategiesThese strategies can help your community in its health improvement journey.
Modify local environments to support physical activity, increase access to new or existing facilities for physical activity, or build new facilities
Engage a variety of partners in a highly visible, multi-component effort to increase physical activity, often with efforts to address cardiovascular disease risk factors
Arrange active transportation with a fixed route, designated stops, and pick up times when children can walk to school with adult chaperones
Provide physical infrastructure (e.g., bike parking or showers), educational or social support (e.g., walking groups), and financial incentives that support active commuting