Provide education, information, counseling, and support for breastfeeding to women throughout pre- and post-natal care
Policies & Programs
Policies and programs that can improve health
filtered by "Public Health", "Scientifically Supported", and "Business"
Deliver tobacco cessation advice and motivational messages via text or video message
Provide tailored health information and computer-mediated decision making, behavior change, and emotional support via interactive programs
Provide condoms free of charge or at a reduced cost in community and school-based settings
Use websites, computer programs, and other electronic means to provide information, strategies, or behavioral support to tobacco users who want to quit, sometimes with counseling or pharmacotherapy
Eliminate lead-based paint and contaminated dust by removing or encapsulating lead paint, or removing lead painted fixtures and surfaces
Work to reduce alcohol-impaired driving via sobriety checkpoints, responsible beverage service training, education and awareness activities, and other efforts
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
Offer young children opportunities to eat healthy foods and engage in physical activity by providing fresh fruits and vegetables, incorporating physical activity into daily classroom routines, etc.
Place motivational signs on or near stairwells, elevators, and escalators that encourage individuals to use stairs
Attach metal bars, frames, or crush proof cabs to a tractor that provide a safety zone for an operator in the event of a rollover or overturn
Implement private sector rules or public sector regulations that prohibit smoking indoors or restrict it to designated, often outdoor, areas
Use educational, environmental, and behavioral strategies to improve food choices and physical activity opportunities in worksite settings, also called workplace health programs