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Health Engagement and Action for Rochester’s Transformation

The greater Rochester community was awarded a major Community Transformation Grant by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in recognition of this community’s spirit of collaboration and shared vision for community health improvement.

The University of Rochester Medical Center, the Monroe County Department of Public Health and numerous community partners were awarded a five-year, $3.6 million grant to fund H.E.A.R.T.—community-wide initiatives to improve the health of area residents. Each partner committed to one of the following strategic directions:

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  • Active Living and Healthy Living
  • Healthy and Safe Physical Environments
  • Healthy Worksites, Schools and Communities
  • Clinical and Community-Based Preventive Services