Communities Putting Prevention to Work (CPPW) is a national initiative to prevent chronic disease and promote health through policy, systems and environment changes. King County is one of 55 sites throughout the United States awarded grant funding through the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC). The initiative is tackling obesity and tobacco use, the leading causes of preventable death in our region.
CPPW background In spring 2010, Public Health - Seattle & King County was awarded two highly-competitive federal stimulus grants to address the leading causes of death in our region as part of the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention's Communities Putting Prevention to Work (CPPW).
Who's involved? Learn more about our partners working on tobacco and obesity prevention.
Healthy King County is an education network to share resources, ideas and find out what else is happening with CPPW partners. Learn how to sign up.
Community Transformation Grant (CTG) Small Communities Program A collaborative effort to change systems so all residents can be physically active, have access to healthy foods and drinks and live in tobacco-free environments.
The grant funding lasts from October 2012 September 2014, but by helping communities, institutions, and organizations make healthier options the easiest choices, it is expected that this work will have both immediate and long-term health benefits. Learn more.
Questions, technical assistance and staying in touch
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