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Resources for Healthy Communities

Resources to help residents live healthy and active lifestyles

Rhode Island Community Profiles: Health - Visit this page for information on maternal and child health; lead and asthma; and access to health services.

RI Food System Snapshot: Jamestown - The RI Food Policy Council has analyzed the food system across the state.  How easy is it to get fresh produce in Jamestown?

RI Health Equity Zones - While Jamestown is not part of a Healthy Equity Zone, these projects are an example of how communities can plan for a healthy future.

Active Living Research - Active Living Research is at the forefront of building evidence about how to create communities that are great for physical activity.

Healthy Community Design: CDC - This site offers resources from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Plan4Health: APA - Plan4Health, an initiative of the American Planning Association, funds work at the intersection of planning and public health.