In The Community

Living Well in the Community

• Create Healthy Spaces
• Offer Active Programs
• Simplify Healthy Eating

What makes a community healthy?

Physical Environment
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Air & Water Quality
• Affordable Housing & Transit
10% Impact on health outcomes

Social & Economic
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Education
• Employment
• Income
• Family & Social Support
• Community Safety
40% Impact on health outcomes

Health Behaviors
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Tobacco Use
• Diet & Exercise
• Alcohol & Drug Use
• Sexual Activity
30% Impact on health outcomes

Clinical Care
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Access to Care
• Quality of Care
20% Impact on health outcomes

Vulnerable Neighborhoods (Frederick County)

Social Vulnerability
The human factors within a community that negatively affect its ability to manage circumstances harmful to health.

• Socioeconomic Factors
• Household Composition & Disability
• Minority & Language Status
• Housing & Transportation Access