Community Resources

Based on the West Virginia model, includes dozens of successful, doable rural strategies to promote community health. TryThisNC is an easy-to-navigate, searchable website based on rural leaders’ input.  The site includes five categories (Healthy Eating, Active Living, Focus on Community, Managing and Preventing Disease, Increase Food Access), as well as an index and resources to facilitate replication of projects.

Resourceful Communities invites you to visit, and we encourage you to share this resource with your networks.  You can also keep an eye on Resourceful Communities’ Facebook page ( for Try This features over the next few weeks.

About The Roanoke Valley Community Health Initiative

The goal of the Roanoke Valley Community Health Initiative (RV-CHI) is to empower residents in the Roanoke Valley to adopt healthier lifestyles, access preventative services, and take positive actions to improve health in our communities. The vision of the Roanoke Valley Community Health Initiative is that Roanoke Valley families and individuals are empowered to lead healthy lifestyles. The mission of the Roanoke Valley Community Health Initiative is to promote healthy living through education, empowerment, and health access.


Contact Us

Kayla N. Taylor
RV-CHI Coordinator
+1 (252) 535-8771
250 Smith Church Rd
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870
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