Evaluating Ozarks Regional YMCA: Implementing policy and environmental changes to improve population health

Dates: 2013-2015

State: Missouri

Client(s): Ozarks Regional YMCA

Service: Applied Research & Evaluation

Technical Expertise: Environmental Health, Healthy Communities, Population Health

The Ozarks Regional YMCA received a community transformation grant to implement policy and environmental changes that promote physical activity, healthy eating, and smoke-free living, that will ultimately improve population-level health.

JSI has been contracted to evaluate this two-year initiative. JSI will implement a mixed-method approach to assess the impact the programs, policies, and environmental changes have had on residents' health as well as the overall awareness of these initiatives.


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