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​The Sugar Smarts/Azúcar Sabia is a bilingual campaign to educate Boston residents on the health impact of sugary beverages and offer resources to help choose healthier beverages. The campaign focuses on the important role that parents play in keeping children safe and identifies choosing healthful drinks as another action parents can take to protect their kids.​
Swap the Salt / Deja La Sal is a bilingual campaign encouraging Boston residents to reduce their sodium consumption to reduce risk of hypertension and improve heart health.  The campaign calls attention to two important action steps – reading the label on foods purchased away from home and choosing flavorful salt-free alternatives like herbs and spices during cooking and food preparation at home.​









​The "It Could be Hiding​ In You" social marketing and public awareness campaign aims at educating young people about ways to prevent and reduce the risks associated with Chlamydia, the most commonly reported sexually transmitted infection in the United States. ​


The "Vaccinate Boston" campaign aimed at increasing Bostonians access to flu vaccines. Supported by a donation from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, which in part funded vaccinations for children, and 2,500 vouchers for free vaccinations for adults from Walgreens,  this was a concerted effort to vaccinate ​residents during the peak flu time in Boston​. 
The "Our Mattapan. Many Pasts. One Future​." violence prevention campaign united residents and community members with city officials to create a powerful public awareness campaign that highlights the impact of violence in the neighborhood. 
​ The Boston Moves for Health campaign aims at improving the health and fitness of the city of Boston by increasing access to healthy foods, opportunities for physical fitness and workplace and school-based wellness. 

​This recruitment drive for the Boston Medical Reserve Corps was aimed at garnering volunteers for public health emergencies and large special events. The Boston MRC maintains a team of both medical and non-medical volunteers to ensure that all Bostonians, especially the most vulnerable, are prepared and have access to the help they need during a public health emergency.

SugarSmarts intends to educate Boston residents on the health impact of sugar-sweetened beverages, and offer resources to help choose healthier beverages. The campaign teaches about sugar-sweetened beverages and how the beverage industry markets to the community.









​Launched in 2005, the Pink and Black Campaign drew attention to the disparities in breast cancer survival rates faced by Black women.  Black women are more likely to die after being diagnosed with breast cancer than women of other races. The campaign aims to empower Black women to “See your doctor. Get screened. Get treatment.”
Protective equipment, safer playing environments, and rules designed to prevent injury can keep kids safe while they play.​​ All children under age 17 ​should wear a helmet while participating in both recreational and organized sports. ​
Get Talking. Get Tested. ​With the "Get Talking. Get Tested." campaign, the Infectious Disease Bureau sought to ensure that all Boston residents at risk for HIV infection and those with HIV and AIDS have equal access to comprehensive public health care efforts. 

​Did you know that one in every four sexually active Boston teens gets an STI? The "Do your homework. Protect yourself. Don't get infected." campaign was designed by Boston youth and BPHC to prevent the spread of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs). 

​The Healthy Baby/Healthy Child Program and its supporting campaign is designed to promote infant survival, positive birth outcomes, overall health and family unity for all Boston children under age five. 

FatSmack​'s message to Boston residents was clear: Sugary drinks such as soda, sport drinks, sweetened tea, coffee drinks and energy drinks, are loaded with “empty,” or non-nutritional calories that can be damaging to your health.​ ​
​The "Don't Burn It" drive was intended to youth on the high costs of tobacco products, particularly flavored cigars and rollies. ​


Take The Stairs- Every Step Counts encourages employers and employees in multi-floor buildings to stay more physically active ​during the day by avoiding the elevator, and taking the stairs. 


​​This recruitment drive for the Boston Medical Reserve Corps was aimed at garnering volunteers for public health emergencies and large special events​. The Boston MRC maintains a team of both medical and non-medical volunteers to ensure that all Bostonians, especially the most vulnerable, are prepared and have access to the help they need during a public health emergency​. 


The Kids Can't Fly campaign promotes the importance of installing window guards to protect children from dangerous falls during the summer months.

 

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