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  • Feature #1 - What is the Healthy Community Design video?
  • Feature #2 - Healthy Planning Tools
  • Feature #3 - Accomplishments of Healthy Community Design Initiative staff, funded partners, and collaborators
  • Feature #4 - Health Impact Assessment
  • Feature #5 - Key Resources

The way we design and build our communities can affect our physical and mental health. Healthy community design integrates evidence-based health strategies into community planning, transportation, and land-use decisions.

CDC’s Healthy Community Design Initiative is part of the National Center for Environmental Health's Division of Emergency and Environmental Health Services.

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family in front of homeHealthy places are those designed and built to improve the quality of life for all people who live, work, worship, learn, and play within their borders -- where every person is free to make choices amid a variety of healthy, available, accessible, and affordable options.

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