By incorporating Collective Impact and community health best practices into their efforts to improve community health, Kent County’s health partners are more efficiently and effectively achieving their health goals.
Businesses are gaining a greater understanding of the connection between their economic success and the health of their communities. As a result, they are finding new ways to leverage better community health to better economic outcomes
Businesses across the country are working to create healthy communities. To further strengthen the business community’s role in obesity prevention programs, the U.S.
Worldwide, obesity rates have nearly doubled since 1980. In the United States, 35.7% of adults are obese. In a 2008 study, medical costs associated with obesity in the United States were estimated at $147 billion.