General Information

Contact Dept

  • Phone:
    (559) 600-6449
  • Fax:
    (559) 600-7689
  • Address:
    1221 Fulton Mall
    Fresno, CA 93721
  • Email Department

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Partnerships to Improve Community Health Program (PICH)

In September 2014, the Fresno County Department of Public Health received a Partnerships to Improve Community Health (PICH) grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. PICH is a three-year initiative that supports public health efforts to reduce chronic diseases, promote healthier lifestyles, reduce health disparities and control health care spending. 
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The Department has partnered with the Public Health Institute to provide and administer policy, systems and environmental change efforts under the PICH Grant

Project Overview  

Fresno County PICH works with community-based organizations, schools, businesses, and local cities in Fresno County to make healthy living easier and more affordable where people live, learn, work, and play.

To improve health and wellness in Fresno County, PICH is focused on the following risk factors:

  • Tobacco use and exposure
  • Poor nutrition  

Initiatives            

  healthystores.PNG1.  Storefront Advertising will reduce unhealthy storefront and outdoor advertising at Fresno County retail locations to reduce the appeal of tobacco products and sugary drinks.  
2.  Farm to Table works with local farmers, aggregators, distributors and schools to increase the availability of fresh fruits and vegetables in neighborhoods with low access to grocery stores. farm2school.PNG    

 

 

 

 

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How You Can Help

You can contribute to the success of Fresno County PICH by sharing information about the PICH Program! socialmedia.JPG

  • Like our Facebook page and share our posts: #HealthyFresnoCounty  
  • Does your organization have a newsletter? Share what PICH is doing and inform Public Health Communication staff at mirivera@co.fresno.ca.us or call 559-600-6397

Contact Us

Sara Bosse
Tel: 559-600-6449
Email: oppc@co.fresno.ca.us

The Partnerships to Improve Community Health / National Implementation and Dissemination for Chronic Disease Prevention is made possible with funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Learn more about Partnerships to Improve Community Health / National Implementation and Dissemination for Chronic Disease Prevention at www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dch