The grant was awarded to the Northern New England Chapter of the American Planning Association as part of a 15-month program called “Plan4Health”. It will support efforts to improve access to physical activity and nutritious foods and represents a major new collaboration between planners and public health professionals.
The HEAL team is excited about the prospects 2015 holds for HEAL NH and its partners to build on the six-year foundation of collaborative efforts that began with the launch of the 2008 Healthy Eating Active Living Action Plan for New Hampshire. We now have a new roadmap - the five-year Healthy People Healthy Places Plan - and we are already off and running.
New five-year plan calls for more focus on health equity and statewide policy changes. The “2014-2019 Healthy People Healthy Places Plan” is the second statewide action plan released in the past six years to guide healthy eating and active living activities in the Granite State
BRETTON WOODS – The New Hampshire Hospital Association (NHHA) recently honored The Wellness Connection at New London Hospital with its HEAL NH award for promoting active living and healthy eating.