"Good health begins in the places where we live, learn, work and play"
To empower and improve conditions through equitable health promotion initiatives and community engagement. When all residents have access to a quality education, safe and healthy homes, adequate employment, transportation, physical activity, and nutrition, in addition to quality health care they are happier and healthier.
Building healthy communities one by one and fostering lifelong health. Research indicates healthier communities are associated with positive health outcomes, well being, higher rates of education and productivity. Through sustainable and equitable policies we want to enable everyone to live the healthiest life possible.
"The way we design and build our communities can affect our physical
and mental health." CDC