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Active Living, Healthy Eating

Healthy eating and regular physical activity are key ingredients to good health at any age. They may lower your risk for heart disease, obesity, type 2 diabetes, cancer and other chronic diseases. The Center for Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention recognizes that the environment we live, learn, work and play has a significant affect on our health. Through various initiatives, the Center engages residents, schools, businesses, and community leaders in environmental approaches to make health an easier choice. Our goal is to create a healthy, safe Santa Clara County where all residents have plenty of opportunities to be physically active, and have access to healthy, affordable foods where all communities can prosper.  

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CalFresh EBT Cards Accepted at Farmers Markets

Good News! Farmers Markets in Santa Clara County are now accepting CalFresh EBT cards and Market Match. With your EBT cards, you can now buy more fresh fruits and vegetables and healthy foods for your entire family. Click here to find a farmers market near you or download this list of Santa Clara County farmers market accepting CalFresh/EBT and Market Match. Learn more about Santa Clara County farmers market and restaurants participating in CalFresh EBT.


Visit our Upcoming Events Calendar to learn more about community events and trainings.

Partner Section

Please visit us in our Partners section to learn more about the Center's Initiatives.

For more information about upcoming events, projects and activities contact:
Center for Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention (CDIP)
1400 Parkmoor Avenue, Suite. 120 B
San Jose, CA 95126
Phone: 408-793-2700
Fax: 408-793-2731  



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Our mission is to prevent disease and injury and create environments that promote and protect the community's health.