Market Fitness and Good Nutrition
Create a community culture of fitness and good nutrition through an evidence-based marketing strategy.
- Identify funding sources and secure a marketing firm.
- Define messages and identify target audiences and appropriate communication channels using evidence-based marketing strategies that engage local communities and create ownership.
- Develop and implement an evidence-based marketing campaign that promotes the improvement of health outcomes for communities, families, and individuals.
- Develop ways to measure the effectiveness of campaigns.
Implement appropriate communication strategies and engage various media to reach the greatest number of people.
- Identify appropriate tools to reach targeted audiences (tools may include: earned media, paid media, social media, etc.)
- Develop media kits that can be used and adapted by local communities.
Recruit Local Champions
Engage local champions that can influence the culture of health.
- Work with local coalitions and organizations to identify and recruit key champions.
- Engage local elected officials to promote message.
- Capture and share local success stories.
Visit the Progress Tracker to learn about this Priority Area’s objectives.
The Marketing priority is led by Dr. Marisha DiCarlo of the Arkansas Department of Health. Her team features members from the following groups: Arkansas Center for Health Improvement, Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care, Baptist Health, Arkansas Coalition for Obesity Prevention, Cumulus Media, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ Fay W. Boozeman College of Public Health, and the Winthrop Rockefeller Institute.
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