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Healthy Rural Communities Toolkit: A Guide for Rural Municipalities

A toolkit compiled by a Locally Driven Collaborative Project (LDCP) funded by Public Health Ontario, to guide policy makers, planners, community leaders and health unit staff in healthy community planning in a rural setting. A user-friendly tool that enhances public policy planning for the rural built environment in creating healthier communities and better quality of life for residents. The tool kit includes a check list for health and wellness planning, a process guide for healthy initiatives development and a list of key mechanisms for action specifically designed for rural communities.

Resource Information

Date

January 1, 2015

Author

Caldwell WJ, Kraehling P, Kaptur S, Huff J

Type

Guide, Toolkit

Setting

Community-at-large

Age

Prenatal, Infant, Toddler (1-3), Children (4-11), Youth (12-17), Adults (18-64), Older Adults (65 and over)

Topic

Food Environment, Food Security & Access to Food, Health Equity

Language

English

Jurisdiction

Provincial, Provincial (Ontario)

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