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Smoke Free Public Housing

  • Imposing a smoke-free rule for public housing would reduce secondhand smoke and help improve the health of the 760,000 children living in public housing, especially those with asthma and allergies. Learn more about smoke-free public housing at hud.gov

Physical Activity Facts


Our Community Deserves

All communities deserve healthy food options and safe places to be active. Find ads, banners, pre-written articles, and radio spots to promote healthy living in your community.

Community Success Stories

Learn how communities across the country are making health easier through active living, healthy eating, and tobacco-free living.

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The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, recommend that children and adolescents aged 6-17 years should have 60 minutes (1 hour) or more of physical activity each day.
Youth Physical Activity Guidelines Toolkit. Learn More!

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Can new communities be added to site? 1 Reply

We coordinate multiple healthy city and a healthy region initiative.  How do we go about getting our communities and Regional Healthy Hampton Roads campaign posted on the site?  I notice that none of…Continue

Started by Amy Paulson. Last reply by CDC Jul 24, 2013.

Does your community make pedestrian safety a priority? 1 Reply

Are residents hesitant to bike and walk due to safety concerns? Please share how your community has made pedestrian safety a priority!Continue

Started by CDC. Last reply by Amy Paulson Jul 17, 2013.

Does your community offer healthy cooking classes? 1 Reply

Healthy cooking can be daunting for some people. But it is fun and easy—and the food tastes delicious! Check to see if your community offers healthy cooking classes. Continue

Started by CDC. Last reply by Nancy Pappas Apr 10, 2013.

What is your favorite healthy snack?

Eating healthy throughout the day can be easy. Fresh fruit, nuts and dried fruit, and green smoothies are great healthy-snack options. What is your favorite?Continue

Started by CDC Feb 25, 2013.

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