Community Health Initiatives

The Jackson County Health Department, along with the Kansas City Health Department, City of Independence Health Departmentand the Mid-America Regional Council have partnered to help prevent chronic disease. Through a Community Transformation Grant from the US Centers for Disease Control, the Building a Healthier Jackson County program works to bring about tobacco-free living, a healthier more active environment for the community and to encourage use of quality preventative health services.

For more information about this program, please visit: www.marc.org/community/healthierjacksonco