Creating Healthy Communities

Moving the Needle Toward Healthier, More Equitable Communities

The Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge is a partnership between the Aetna Foundation, APHA and the National Association of Counties. Find out more and join our effort to empower cities, counties and tribes to create a positive health impact.

Check out our HealthyCommunity50 and how they are improving health through bolstering and addressing healthy behaviors, community safety, built environment, social/environmental factors and environmental exposures. Their creative programs run the gamut from finding ways to bring more fresh, local produce to low-income areas to reducing kids' exposure to secondhand smoke to expanding options for physical activity and more.

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