Making the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice
… A Community Transformation Grant
Collective Impact for Neighborhood and County Health (CINCH) aims to reduce chronic diseases such as cancer, diabetes, and heart disease in Bernalillo County by supporting policies and neighborhood conditions that promote health. The goal of CINCH is to “make the healthy choice the easy choice.” CINCH is a part of the Community Transformation Grant program administered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
CINCH staff work with community members and partners throughout Bernalillo County to implement policies that give all residents access to opportunities for healthy eating, active living, healthy and safe physical environments, clinical preventive services, and tobacco-free lives. CINCH is a part of the Community Transformation Grant Program financed by the 2013 Prevention and Public Health Funds, funded by sections 4002 and 4201 of the Affordable Care Act of 2010, and administered and supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
CINCH AIMS TO MAKE CHANGE IN THESE FOUR FOCUS AREAS: