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Thursday, August 17, 2017

VT Dept. of Health Issues Healthy Community Design Resource

Vermont Healthy Community Design Resource   
The Healthy Community Design Addendum is available on the Vermont Department of Health website. While not an exhaustive inventory, this document provides examples of policies, plans, and strategies implemented by Vermont communities to create places that support healthy lifestyles around physical activity; healthy eating; tobacco; alcohol & drug abuse prevention. It also includes sources to find "best practice" examples of zoning, ordinance and policy language municipalities could adopt to support healthy lifestyle choices. Read more here.