Planning and Community Health Center

Health Day at the 2014 National Conference

As part of the Planning Healthy Communities symposium, the 2014 National Planning Conference in Atlanta included a "Health Day" on Monday, April 28, 2014 with sessions on tools and best practices for improving health through planning.

Atlanta BeltLine rendering by Perkins+WillThis was an opportunity to learn from other communities across the country, network with interested colleagues, and meet leading health planning officials. Sessions included:

  • Plenary with Dr. Georges C. Benjamin, APHA
  • Using Health Data in Planning Decisions
  • Park Prescriptions, Play Deserts, and Healthy Public Spaces
  • Transportation and Aging in Place
  • Health Equity and the Built Environment