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Activate Sacramento County

We are taking part in the global movement proven to improve health and well-being for entire communities, cities, and counties. This new way of thinking and working will enhance the places we live, work, learn, and play.

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Sacramento County Public Health is bringing together civic and community leaders to work with Blue Zones to improve the well-being of all county residents – so that no matter what zip code they live in, they are set up to live long, healthy, happy lives.

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Sacramento County Public Health works to promote and protect the health, well-being, and public safety of all residents of the county through leadership, collaboration, prevention, and response. Our organization also strives to reduce the burden of disease, and this partnership with Blue Zones will place an emphasis on helping county residents prevent and address Alzheimer’s disease.

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Blue Zones is the proven innovator for improving the well-being of large populations, with remarkable success in businesses, cities, and states across America.

In this phase, Blue Zones global experts are performing a Readiness Assessment, a structured exploration of Sacramento County. They are working with our local community health leaders and organizations to learn and assess the state of our well-being. Becoming a Blue Zones Community is a three-phase process, and the Readiness Assessment is the first step.

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What We Do

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ASSESSMENT

Blue Zones experts will collaborate with leaders to assess readiness and build a plan for change. During this period we will: educate and mobilize local leaders and residents, evaluate the community’s current state of well-being, identify the highest priority strengths, challenges and opportunities, and produce and present a plan for community transformation.

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FREE TOOLS

Blue Zones engages individual community members through online health and well-being assessments, the True Vitality® Test and the True Happiness® Test, the True Nutrition Test, and an interactive Blue Zones® Life Challenge. All are available for free to all community members as part of the program. These customized online tools are designed to help raise individual awareness surrounding personal health and well-being, with the goal of increasing overall life expectancy.

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MEET THE EXPERTS

The Blue Zones team is comprised of a range of inspirational, innovative community transformation and well-being experts.

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“In an age when poor health seems so intractable, you’ve taken this community from a place of resignation to a place of hope.”

Dr. Vivek Murthy

U.S. Surgeon General after his orientation to the Blue Zones work in the Beach Cities, California

Get Involved

Join the movement that will make healthy choices easier in Sacramento County. Together, we can make our community a healthier, happier place to live, work, and play.

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Using evidence-based lessons of longevity from the blue zones, we optimize the Life Radius, where we live, work, learn, and play.

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Life Radius

Blue Zones Activate focuses on optimizing the Life Radius or the area close to home where we spend 90 percent of our lives.

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POWER 9

Residents of the original blue zones regions live in very different parts of the world. Yet they have nine commonalities that lead to longer, healthier lives.

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