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Ensuring the Delivery of Preventive Services for All: The SPARC Action Guide (Beta Version), February 2011. To receive a copy of the SPARC Action Guide, please email your request to Dr. Doug Shenson, SPARC Executive Director (dshenson@sparc-health.org .)

SPARC (Sickness Prevention Achieved through Regional Collaboration) is an evidence-based approach to create public-private connections for on-going provision of preventive services in convenient community settings. The Guide provides a step-by-step process to implement a program and evaluate the impact.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, AARP, and the American Medical Association. Promoting Preventive Services for Adults 50-64: Community and Clinical Partnerships. Atlanta, GA: National Association of Chronic Disease Directors; 2009. (www.cdc.gov/aging)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Administration on Aging, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Enhancing Use of Clinical Preventive Services among Older Adults. Washington, DC: AARP, 2011. (www.cdc.gov/aging)

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Cost Barrier Tip Sheet

Disability Tip Sheet

Health Equity at Work Report

Health Equity Council Food Desert

Linking action on health disparities with the 10 Essential Public Health Services

Mammography Tip Sheet

Obesity Tip Sheet

Smoking Tip Sheet

National Councils