DPH: Community Transformation Grant

Public Prevention Health Fund: Community Transformation Grant

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The purpose of this initiative is to create healthier communities by;
 
1) building capacity to implement broad evidence and practice-based policy, environmental, programmatic and infrastructure changes, as appropriate, in large counties, and in states, tribes and territories, including in rural and frontier areas and
 
2) supporting implementation of such interventions in five strategic areas (Strategic Directions) aligning with Healthy People 2020 focus areas and achieving demonstrated progress in the following five performance measures outlined in the Affordable Care Act: 1) changes in weight, 2) changes in proper nutrition,
 
3) changes in physical activity,
 
4) changes in tobacco use prevalence, and
 
5) changes in emotional well being and overall mental health, as well as other program-specific measures.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Community Transformation Grant Kick Off and Action Institute Presentations 
COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION CONFERENCE CALL MINUTES 
 
 
     
 
 
 
 

STRATEGIC DIRECTIONS:

  1. Tobacco Free Living
  2. Active Living & Healthy Eating
  3. Increased Use of High Impact Quality Clinical Preventive Services
  4. Social and Emotional Wellness
  5. Healthy and Safe Physical Environment
 
 
 
UPCOMING MEETINGS/WEBINARS/CONFERENCE CALLS:
 
To be announced
 
 
 
RESOURCES:
 

Funding Application

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

Affordable Care Act

Healthy People 2020

Healthy People - Healthy Connecticut

National Association of Chronic Disease Directors - CTG Resources

Chronic Disease Plan Objectives Draft (developed by the integrated chronic disease planning workgroup prior to CTG announcement)
 
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:
 
 
INCOMING SUGGESTIONS:
 
DPH E-MAIL BOX:
Please send all questions to: DPH.CommTransfo@ct.gov
All questions and responses will be posted to this website.
 
 
 




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