Partners for Public Health provides a broad overview of the many public agencies that make policy decisions affecting aspects of the built environment, and outlines the structure and decision-making process for each agency (at the local, regional, state, and federal level), pointing public health professionals toward opportunities for engagement.


BARHII and Planning for Healthy Places developed this publication as a companion resource to the Healthy Planning Guide, which links key health risks to aspects of the built environment, outlining policies to consider in the planning process and ways for public health professionals to get involved.

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