The Keene Sentinel and Healthy Monadnock 2020 will collaborate on a 12-week program aimed at helping local people make measurable improvements in their health. Participants are tackling personal goals to improve their overall health.
The grant was awarded to the Northern New England Chapter of the American Planning Association as part of a 15-month program called “Plan4Health”. It will support efforts to improve access to physical activity and nutritious foods and represents a major new collaboration between planners and public health professionals.
The HEAL team is excited about the prospects 2015 holds for HEAL NH and its partners to build on the six-year foundation of collaborative efforts that began with the launch of the 2008 Healthy Eating Active Living Action Plan for New Hampshire. We now have a new roadmap - the five-year Healthy People Healthy Places Plan - and we are already off and running.
One of our many projects is collecting information and resources on Joint Use Agreements (JUA). We will then make these resources available for communities, organizations, and other interested in increasing access to recreation opportunities through JUA's.