Policy 3

Educate and build awareness of health and wellness initiatives that prevent and control chronic disease. 

  • HC3.1 - Develop online tools and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) mapping to inform the general public of food swamps and food deserts. Annually update mapping and data collection.

  • HC3.2 - Assist the Health Department with education efforts as outlined in the ongoing 2011 to 2014 Prince George’s County Health Improvement Plan.  

  • HC3.3 - Build on existing state and local programs and collaborate with the Department of Parks and Recreation, the Board of Education, municipal partners, and others to educate residents of all ages and businesses on healthy lifestyles.