Prevention Agenda - County Strategies and Partners Matrix - Rensselaer County

Priority Area Collaborating Hospitals Collaborating Counties Specific Focus Area Strategies and/or Interventions Partners
Physical Activity and Nutrition
  • Samaritan Hospital (Northeast Health)
  • St. Mary's Hospital
  • Seton Hospital
  1. Increase awareness of nutrition programs and resources in the county.
  2. In collaboration with Cornell Cooperative Extension, provide nutrition education to at-risk families and individuals and upon request.
  3. Collaborate with the Eat Smart New York Program to provide education to low-income families.
  4. Develop and distribute a physical activity guide.
  5. Collaborate with the Eat Well Play Hard Program to implement programs targeting school-aged children.
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County
  • Eat Well Play Hard Program (based out of Schenectady County Cornell Cooperative Extension)
Tobacco Use
  • Samaritan Hospital (Northeast Health)
  • St. Mary's Hospital (Seton Health)
  1. Support activities of the Capital District Tobacco-Free Coalition
  2. Promote tobacco cessation programs.
  • Capital District Tobacco-Free Coalition
  • Seton Health Center for Smoking Cessation