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How healthy is your county?

Do you worry about the air you breathe or where you can find local fruits and vegetables? Santa Clara County is creating a new Health Element, a road map for how the county’s community members — both from cities and unincorporated areas — will address health issues. Greenbelt Alliance recognizes that the way we design our communities affects our health. Smart land-use planning can foster overall well-being, diminish childhood obesity, decrease pedestrian and cyclist fatalities, increase access and support for natural resources, reduce neighborhood health disparities, decrease adult obesity and asthma, and boost healthy diets and food systems.

Santa Clara County health and planning departments want to hear your concerns and ideas about the health of your community. Come and learn about the Health Element and the connection between “place” and health at one of the April Healthy Communities Workshops, hosted by the County Planning and Public Health Departments. Workshop content will be the same at each workshop. Refreshments will be served.

To find out more click here and stay tuned for a Greenbelt Alliance Community Conversation on Health this summer.

April Workshop Details

Morgan Hill
Thursday, April 12, 6:00 – 8:30pm
Morgan Hill Community Center
17000 Monterey Rd, Morgan Hill, CA

Thursday, April 26, 6:00-8:30pm
Quinlan Community Center
10185 N. Stelling Rd, Cupertino, CA

San Jose
Monday, April, 30, 6:00 – 8:30pm
Sobrato Center For Non-Prof Its
1400 Parkmoor Ave, San Jose, CA

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