The Walkability/Obesity policy/advocacy workgroup is comprised of representatives from Gaston County DHHS, Gaston County Cooperative Extension Center, Gaston County Parks and Recreation, Gaston County Schools, CaroMont Health, and members of the Gaston Together Healthcare Commission. Their work is focused on Health in All Policies (HiAP) which is defined by the CDC as ”a collaborative approach that integrates and articulates health considerations into policymaking across sectors to improve the health of all communities and people.” A pilot program is being developed to test HiAP in Gaston County.

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