A Healthy Community… provides all people with the ability to make choices in a community that offers opportunities for access to:
A healthy community has three main parts:
Individual and community health is affected by the environments in which we live, work, play, and learn.
To create a healthy community, people in our community, municipalities, organizations, and businesses must work together. In Grey Bruce, we are working to develop a Healthy Community Partnership that will bring these sectors together to discuss key health issues affecting our community and find solutions that work for our unique communities.
Everyone has a role to play in building a healthy community. Here are some ways to get started:
It Starts with You!
Volunteer and work with others to help create a healthier community. Consider these ideas or think of your own way to contribute:
Healthy Development Checklist - A tool to help guide healthy community development
Healthy Communities Conference – view material from the various conferences.
Ontario Healthy Communities Coalition – has a variety of toolkits and manuals to help community groups work toward building healthier communities.
Spark Together for Healthy Kids, Heart and Stroke Foundation
GIS Mapping Report
2015 Complete Street Policy Guide
Healthy Food Choices & Tap Water in Municipal Recreational Facilities & Affiliated Public Spaces
Healthy Kids & Youth: It's Time For Collaborative Action
Municipalities and Counties Influencing Health
Healthy Communities Initiative Update
Municipality of Northern Bruce Peninsula
Town of South Bruce Peninsula
Town of Saugeen Shores
Municipality of Kincardine
Municipality of Arran-Elderslie
Municipality of Brockton
Municipality of South Bruce
Township of Huron Kinloss
City of Owen Sound
Municipality of Meaford
Town of Blue Mountains
Township of Chatsworth
Municipality of Grey Highlands
Township of Southgate
Town of Hanover
Municipality of West Grey
Township of Georgian Bluffs
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