Establish roads that avoid built-up areas such as towns, cities, or commercial/business districts
Policies & Programs
Policies and programs that can improve health
filtered by "Government " and "Some Evidence"
Require employers in an affected jurisdiction to provide paid time off for employees to use when ill or injured
Support home visits that teach parents about early childhood development and effective parenting strategies, with child development screenings, parental meetings, and links to community resources
Adopt regulations that address the safety of playground environment, equipment, and materials, as well as adult supervision
Support quality improvement efforts in early child care and preschool via financial incentives, standards, processes to monitor standards and ensure compliance, etc.
Use databases, housed in state agencies, to track prescribing and dispensing of Schedule II, III, IV, and V drugs and other controlled substances
Make pricing for hospital procedures and other health care services publicly available, often via websites, online databases, report cards, or similar tools
Create a school culture of high behavioral and academic expectations, with intense tutoring, increased teacher performance feedback, lengthened instruction time, and health care services
Make clinician, clinic, hospital, long-term care facility and insurance plan performance on health care quality measures publicly available via report cards, reporting websites, or similar tools
Prevent radon from entering occupied buildings and reduce existing indoor air radon levels via soil depressurization, home or room pressurization, heat recovery ventilation, etc.