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Use CPSTF Findings: Implement Programs, Services, and Other Interventions
As a public health decision maker, practitioner, community leader, or someone who cares about the health of your community, you can use The Community Guide—a compilation of all CPSTF findings—to help your community focus resources on interventions proven to work.
Skip the step of researching intervention approaches and feel confident about your decisions knowing CPSTF recommendations are based on credible, rigorous, systematic reviews that consider all relevant, high-quality evidence.
- The Community Guide has a curated list of tools and resources to walk you through the steps of needs assessment, intervention selection, implementation, and evaluation.
- All CPSTF findings and the systematic review evidence on which they are based can be found on this website. Review approaches by topic area to determine which ones best match your community.
Learn From Others
- Community Guide in Action – Find out how other communities have applied CPSTF recommendations to develop programs, services, and other interventions to improve health and safety.
Learn More About The Community Guide
- Inquire about trainings – The Community Guide provides to public health partners, boards of health, community-based organizations, and federal agencies who provide guidance and support to communities across the nation.
- Try the comparison tool that helps users select intervention approaches that meet their specific needs. This tool lets you choose two reviews and compare them based on chosen criteria.
- Check out The Community Guide - Public Health Accreditation Board Standards Crosswalk (1.5), designed to help health departments identify evidence-based interventions that conform with PHAB standards and measures.
- Share The Community Guide Flyer [PDF - 1.05 MB] and Who We Are, What We Do with community partners to share information about The Community Guide and ways you can use it to improve health and safety.