To help ensure our community and built environment are safe and accessible, we work with local coalitions, health care providers and regional planners to promote consideration of health and wellness in development projects. Through outreach and education, we promote “health in all policies” language in infrastructure, town planning, transportation and housing projects.
A staff member from the St. Johnsbury Local Health Office attends monthly local community health meetings held at Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital. We also participate in multiple coalitions, including:
The Vermont Healthy Community Design Resource: Active Living and Healthy Eating contains information, tools and resources that may be used to navigate the worlds of land use planning and public health.