Strategy HCO4.1: Offer and promote the many assets and programs in the region that are supportive of the healthy lifestyle the region’s citizens actively enjoy.
Highlight local initiatives, resources, and successes in local media to encourage healthier lifestyles. Programs like Eat Smart, Move More North Carolina, Strive Not to Drive, Healthy Buncombe, and Healthy Haywood all promote programs that contribute to a healthy lifestyle.
Additional Information / Case Studies
The website of WNC Healthy Impact — a partnership between hospitals and health departments in Western North Carolina working towards a vision of improved community health — provides health resource information for each of the counties in the GroWNC region, including Community Health Improvement Plans where available. Click on the Local Stories tab for county-level information.