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Healthy Community Design PowerPoint Presentation

This downloadable presentation [PPTX - 5.81 MB] gives an overview of how community design can affect health.

Give your own healthy community design presentation with this ready-made template. The presentation is suitable for general audiences who want to learn more about how the physical design of communities can affect our physical and mental health.



Healthy Community Design Streaming Video

Dr. Howard Frumkin Dr. Howard Frumkin, discusses the benefits of walkable communities as they relate to health, the environment, and social interaction.

To download the video to your computer, RIGHT CLICK the appropriate file size below and select the "Save Target As..." option.

To read a transcript of the video:


Health Planning Tools

CDC's Healthy Community Design Checklist Toolkit

This toolkit can help planners, public health professionals, and the general public include health in the community planning process.

Tacoma-Pierce County Healthy Department Healthy Community Planning Toolbox

This toolbox is designed to help planners create healthy communities by integrating health in planning documents. The toolbox contains two sets of tools for planners to select, modify and apply planning process tools and policy intervention tools.

CDC's Transportation Health Impact Assessment Toolkit

This toolkit provides a framework for public health departments, city planners, project managers, and other stakeholders to conduct HIAs on proposed transportation projects, plans, and policies.

CDC's Parks and Trails Health Impact Assessment Toolkit

This toolkit can assist in the development of HIAs with park and trail components. It provides a framework for public health departments, city planners, project managers, and other stakeholders to work together.

Design for Health Health Impact Assessment Tools and Resources

The tools are meant to be an easy way to focus attention on human health in the planning process.


Infographics

The following healthy community design infographics are available for download and can be used in presentations and printed material.

The way we design and build our communities can affect our physical and mental health. The way we design and build our communities can affect our physical and mental health.
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Sidewalks could prevent 88% of crashes that involve pedestrians walking along a road. Sidewalks could prevent 88% of crashes that involve pedestrians walking along a road.
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The percentage of kids walking or biking to school has declined from 50% in 1969 to 13% today. The percentage of kids walking or biking to school has declined from 50% in 1969 to 13% today.
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6 in 10 people do not live within one half mile of a park. 6 in 10 people do not live within ½ mile of a park.
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Your address can play an important role in how long you live and how healthy you are. Your address can play an important role in how long you live and how healthy you are.
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Farmer’s market access may increase fruit and vegetable consumption. Farmer’s market access may increase fruit and vegetable consumption.
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Podcasts

Walkable Communities

Health Benefits of Green Space [MP3 - 2.51 MB]

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