The Plan4Health coalitions are doing extraordinary things related to access to healthy food and beverages and incorporation of physical activity into their communities. Listen to a podcast to learn about individual projects and to get ideas for your future work.
Listen to APA member and leadership team member Victoria Benham to learn more about the work being done in the Village of Bensenville. Check out this Plan4Health blog post for more information.
Idaho Plan4Health Coalition
Listen to APA Idaho Chapter President Darren Fluke to learn more about the Plan4Health project in Vista. Check out this Plan4Health blog post for more information.
Eastern Highlands Health District Community Health Action Response Team
Eastern Highlands, CT
Listen to APA Connecticut Chapter President Emily Hultquist to learn how the Plan4Health project has impacted the community and how planning and public health professionals are working together. Check out this Plan4Health blog post for more information.
Live Well Kingston
Listen to APA New York Metro Chapter President James Rausse to learn more about Live Well Kingston and the impact the project has had on the community. Check out this Plan4Health blog post for more information.
Capital Region Healthy Communities
Dane County, WI
Listen to APA member and leadership team member Steve Steinhoff to learn more about Capital Region Healthy Communities and the work that’s being in Dane County.
Thomas County Coalition
Thomas County, KS
Listen to Eldonna Chesnut, Chair, APHA’s Council of Affiliates and Dr. Robert Moser, president-elect of the Kansas Public Health Association for a discussion about the work being done in Thomas County, KS.
Umatilla County Plan4Health Initiative
Umatilla County, OR
Listen to Jessica Nischik-Long, Executive Director at the Oregon Public Health Association and Beck Steckler, AICP, Program and Policy Manger at the Oregon Chapter of the American Planning Association for a discussion about the work of the Plan4Health coalition in Umatilla County, OR.
Plan4Health Tarrant County
Tarrant County, TX
Linda Fulmer, Executive Director of Healthy Tarrant County Colaboration, discusses how the Plan4Health coalition is helping to bring access to healthy food in the southeast Fort Worth area.
Active Transportation Community of Interest
Pierce County, WA
Liz Kastor, The Active Transportation Community of Interest (AT COI) manager, discusses how the organization, through the Plan4Health coalition, seeks to increase access to safe, healthy, and affordable active transportation options for people living in the Puyallup Watershed in Pierce County, Washington.
Pathways to Health
Tulsa County, OK
An interview with Chad Call, Shared Use Specialist, and Luisa Krug, Chronic Disease Epidemiologist, both of the Tulsa Health Department on the Pathways to Health initiative.
Healthy Communities Coalition
Greater Helena, MT
An interview with Karen Lane, Prevention Program Manager at Louis and Clark Public Health, about how the Healthy Communities Coalition is working to develop an active living wayfinding system for parks and along urban trails in the greater Helena, Montana area.
Delaware Coalition for Healthy Eating and Active Living
Kent County, DE
The Delaware Coalition for Healthy Eating and Active Living is working to include health and equity elements when updating comprehensive plans within the state. This podcast features an interview with David Edgell, AICP, Project Lead for Plan4Health for the Delaware Chapter of the American Planning Association, and Tim Gibbs, Executive Director Delaware Academy of Medicine and Delaware Public Health Association.