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City of Richmond: Health in All Policies Toolkit, Updated 2013
This Toolkit is a resource for community members, city staff, partners and any other professionals interested in learning more about the development of HiAP within the City of Richmond which can be applied to their respective communities.

Source: City of Richmond, CA


Connecticut: Guide and Template for Comprehensive Health Improvement Planning Version 2.1 2009
This toolkit was created specifically for use by program staff at the Connecticut Department of Public Health, to facilitate development of CDC-sponsored prevention and control plans. It can easily be adapted, however, for use by other governmental and community organizations for their unique planning purposes. The goal of this toolkit is to influence planning that will help to improve the health status or well-being of communities.

Source: Connecticut Department of Public Health


Healthy Community Design Toolkit: General Plan Updates 2012
This toolkit provides guidance on the inclusion of health-supporting policy in plans and strategies for institutionalizing interdisciplinary partnerships. It is based on a process of engagement -- from building relationships and assessing existing conditions to creating and ultimately implementing policy language.

Source: American Planning Association, Arizona Chapter; Arizona Department of Public Health


How to Create and Implement Healthy General Plans: A Toolkit for Building Healthy, Vibrant Communities
This toolkit provides information that can be used to incorporate health considerations into planning and development. This includes: the means to include health-supporting policy, strategies for institutionalizing interdisciplinary partnerships, and ensuring that implementation strategies are embedded in policies.

Source: ChangeLab Solutions


South Carolina Health and Planning Toolkit: A Healthy Eating and Active Living Policy Guide
This toolkit provides metrics designed to assist the review of comprehensive plans and suggests ways to implement updated plans. While the focus is on comprehensive plans, the toolkit can also be used more broadly to help develop public policy related to planning and public health for a wide range of planning projects. The overall goal is to provide a policy resource to understand, evaluate, and impact local planning policy.

Source: South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control; Eat Smart, Move More South Carolina


Toolkit for a Healthy Delaware
This toolkit provides resources to help communities: increase bike/ped accessibility, incorporate complete streets principles, promote parks and open spaces, utilize compact and mixed-use development, and ensure convenient access to healthy food.

Source: University of Delaware, Institute for Public Administration


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