Recommendation        Supporting Evidence-Based Interventions
HEALTHY AND SAFE COMMUNITY ENVIRONMENTS
 

•   HP: Increase the percentage of new single family homes (SFHs) constructed with radon-reducing features, especially in high-radon-potential areas. http://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/topicsobjectives2020/objectiveslist.aspx?topicid=12

•   HP: Reduce the number of U.S. homes that are found to have lead-based paint or related hazards. http://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/topicsobjectives2020/objectiveslist.aspx?topicid=12

•   HP: Reduce the proportion of occupied housing units that have moderate or severe physical problems. http://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/topicsobjectives2020/objectiveslist.aspx?topicid=12

Strengthen state, tribal, local, and territorial public health departments to provide essential services.

•   HP: Increase the proportion of tribal and state public health agencies that provide or assure comprehensive laboratory services to support essential public health services. http://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/topicsobjectives2020/objectiveslist.aspx?topicid=35

•   HP: Increase the proportion of tribal, state, and local public health agencies that provide or assure comprehensive epidemiology services to support essential public health services. http://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/topicsobjectives2020/objectiveslist.aspx?topicid=35

•   IOM: The committee finds that the core functions of public health agencies at all levels of government are assessment, policy development, and assurance. http://books.nap.edu/openbook.php?record_id=10548&page=411

Integrate health criteria into decision making, where appropriate, across multiple sectors.

•   HP: Reduce the number of new schools sited within 500 feet of an interstate or federal or state highway. http://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/topicsobjectives2020/objectiveslist.aspx?topicid=12

Enhance cross-sector collaboration in community planning and design to promote health and safety.

•   IOM: Private and public purchasers, health care organizations, clinicians, and patients should work together to redesign health care. http://www.nap.edu/openbook.php?record_id=10027&page=8

Expand and increase access to information technology and integrated data systems to promote cross-sector information exchange.

•   HP: Increase the number of states that record vital events using the latest U.S. standard certificates and report. http://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/topicsobjectives2020/objectiveslist.aspx?topicid=35

•   HP: Increase the proportion of quality, health-related websites. http://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/topicsobjectives2020/objectiveslist.aspx?topicid=18

•   HP: Increase the proportion of online health information -seekers who report easily accessing health information. http://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/topicsobjectives2020/objectiveslist.aspx?topicid=18



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