All posts tagged Florida Department of Health

Hillsborough MPO is honored to take ‘Garden Steps’ into the HealthyCommunity50

To help improve public health through our communities, the Aetna Foundation, the American Public Health Association, and the National Association of Counties announced on September 15 the first-round winners of the Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge. The HealthyCommunity50, the 50 cities and counties selected, each receive a $10,000 community seed grant to implement a program…

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Transportation designed for health

We know transportation directly impacts our ability to access employment, shopping, medical needs, and entertainment. But did you know that it also greatly impacts our health? According to experts at the Department of Health, if given choices to travel by a combination of safe walking, cycling, and transit, there is a good chance we will…

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MPO planning recognized for improving community health

Did you know the cost of medical care for chronic disease from obesity is estimated at $34 billion over the next 17 years in Florida? County and municipal governments play an important role in decreasing the prevalence of unhealthy weight in their jurisdictions. A variety of policies implemented by local governments have shown an increase…

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Temple Terrace CP : Intergovernmental Coordination Element

This Element concentrates attention on the issues, problems and opportunities that have the potential for resolution through coordination between the private sector, non-profit agencies, other government entities and the City of Temple Terrace. Temple Terrace Intergovernmental Coordination Element

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