Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

Center for healthy communities      

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The Center for Healthy Communities (CHC) of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is committed to public health approaches that strengthen both state and local leadership, alignment, and partnerships to drive action to influence determinants of health, eliminate health inequalities, and achieve positive health outcomes.

CHC represents a diverse set of public health programs that address chronic disease prevention and management, tobacco control, environmental health, occupational health, injury and violence prevention, oral health, and problem gambling.

Our Vision

Leading the way toward healthy communities and safe environments for all.



We are a trusted source for expert knowledge, innovation, policies, and high-impact programs.


We anticipate and respond to the challenges of an ever-changing environment.


We act with courage and passion. 

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Mailing address:

PO Box 997377
MS 0508
Sacramento, CA 95899-7377

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