Practices that show evidence of effectiveness in improving public health outcomes in a specific real-life setting, as indicated by achievement of aims consistent with the objectives of the activities, and are suitable for adaptation by other communities.

Community Fridges Toolkit

City of Boston

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Outreach/ Education/ Communications
Neighborhood and Built Environment
Social and Community Context
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Outside U.S.

Mitigation and Prevention

A toolkit by the City of Boston on safely creating community fridges in the city. Includes considerations such as fridge locations, permits, food safety, and other logistics to be aware of. The toolkit also offers additional food access resources that may benefit visitors to community fridges.

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Advancing Racial Equity, Capacity Building, Reduction of Health Disparities

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