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Videos from The Community Guide

The Community Guide in Action videos feature decision-makers, program planners, employers, and leaders from two communities that have used Task Force findings to make people safer and healthier. Print-ready versions of these stories, along with other stories from the field are also available.

Black Corals: A Gem of a Cancer Screening Program in South CarolinaA woman's arm with a bracelet made from pices of black coral on her wrist

In rural South Carolina, where many African American women have limited access to lifesaving medical screenings, the risk of cancer-related death is a complex public health problem. The St. James-Santee Family Health Center launched Black Corals to increase cancer screening among women. The Community Guide served as a resource to help the Black Corals program dramatically increase breast and cervical cancer screenings in their community. Audio/Video File (10:21)

Creating Walkable Communities in Rural North Carolina
group of men and women walking along a greenway path

Granville County, North Carolina wanted to reduce the health-related risks associated with obesity by increasing physical activity among residents. Using The Community Guide as a resource, the county created a plan—Granville Greenways Master Plan—to make physical activity more accessible by creating more walkable communities. Audio/Video File (8:55)


View both videos on The Community Guide's playlist on CDC's StreamingHealth YouTube channel External Web Site Icon.