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This resource guide is for
public health departments and coalitions outlines the steps involved in forging
successful community prevention partnerships with local businesses. It is
designed to support community prevention leaders as they develop coalitions and
engage local businesses in prevention efforts to improve employee and resident
access to healthy food, physical activity, and tobacco-free environments. Many
prevention efforts have successfully included businesses as coalition members,
partners, or leaders in creating change. This guide highlights examples of
fruitful public health-business partnerships, explores the basis for their
success, and provides insights on how to replicate these successes elsewhere.