The Downeast Public Health Council has committed to improving cardiovascular health through integrated strategies:
- Increasing food security
- Improving diet and nutrition
- Increasing physical activity
- Summary of Public Input from SHNAPP and DEPHC Meetings
- The Food Security Network in Washington County: A Network Analysis Using the PARTNER Tool (EMHS & USM, May 2016)
Rural Active Living – Promoting Physical Activity in the Downeast District
The tables and map below highlight elements of the Rural Active Living Assessment carried out in Hancock County between 2014-2016. The tables include town-level demographic information, specific active living assets and town policies to encourage active living.
Click Here to Recommend your favorite recreational places – We are happy to add additional active community gems to our maps including parks, playgrounds, trails, beaches, public and private gymnasiums, and more. This is a work in progress.
Contact Jim Fisher with your questions or comments.
- 1-Hour CDC Webinar – Three strategies for encouraging physical activity in parks and playgrounds – RxParks, Walk with a Doc and Fit2Play