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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 CPSTF findings to make people safer and healthier. Print-ready versions of these stories, along with other stories from the field are also available.

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

 

group of men and women walking along a greenway pathCreating Walkable Communities in Rural North Carolina
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.