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A group of yellow desks in a classroom represents the school setting for the YouthAlert! Community Guide in Action Story.

YouthAlert! Uses Teamwork and Education to Prevent Youth Violence

A Kentucky-based youth violence prevention program, YouthAlert!, used evidence-based approaches recommended by the Community Preventive Services Task Force as the foundation of their campaign. Read the full story.

Image of single car driving on road in a rural area representing the setting for a Community Guide in Action story.

New York Makes Cancer a Public Health Priority

The New York State Department of Health uses evidence-based intervention approaches recommended by the Task Force to reduce the burden of cancer throughout the state. Read the full story.

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Community Health Workers Help Prevent Diabetes

The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends interventions engaging community health workers (CHWs) for diabetes prevention. These interventions are effective for people at increased risk for type 2 diabetes. Read more >>

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The Community Guide in Action: Stories from the Field

Learn about people from across the country who have used The Community Guide to make communities safer and healthier.

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Listen to the Experts

Community Guide audio clips feature stories about the Community Guide in Action and shine a spotlight on public health leaders who use The Community Guide in their work.

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PHAB (Public Health Accreditation Board) Crosswalk

This tool helps health departments identify Community Guide interventions that could be used to document conformity with PHAB domains, standards, and measures.

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