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    PO Box 149347
    Austin, TX 78714-9347

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Texas Healthy Communities Assessment Indicators

Texas Healthy Communities Assessment Indicators


Texas Healthy Communities Assessment Indicators

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1. PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IS PROMOTED

Physical activity areas and opportunities are designated, safe, accessible, and promoted throughout the community.

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2. ACCESS TO HEALTHY FOOD

Healthy food options are accessible and promoted to all members of the community.

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3. MOTHER-FRIENDLY ENVIRONMENTS

Mother-friendly worksites, birthing facilities, and hospitals are in place in the communities.

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4. HEALTHY SCHOOLS

Public schools comply with all legislated components of a coordinated school health program and daily physical activity.

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5. HEALTHY WORKSITES

 

Worksites wellness programs are in place.

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6. COMPREHENSIVE
TOBACCO CONTROL

A comprehensive tobacco control program is in place.

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7. CARDIAC EVENT RESPONSE & STROKE RESPONSE

The emergency system of care maintains a rapid response time for cardiac events. Stroke is treated as a medical emergency in the community and appropriate acute stroke treatment protocols are in place.

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8. HEALTH CARE QUALITY

Health care sites in the community promote primary and secondary prevention of CVD and Stroke.

 

Last updated January 28, 2016