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Growing Healthier Report

This report presents a brief summary of findings, strategies and policy recommendations that address eight topic areas, listed below. An executive summary (PDF) provides an even more concise synopsis.

Background reports

Each topic area summarized in the Growing Healthier Report was first explored in eight background reports representing an extensive review of national literature on health and the built environment, as well as an analysis of current conditions in Clark County. These background reports provide the basis for policy recommendations made in the Growing Healthier Report. Click on a topic below to view the report.

  1. Access to Healthy Food (PDF 1.5MB)
  2. Active Transportation and Land Use (PDF 2.5MB)
  3. Parks and Open Spaces (PDF .35MB)
  4. Economic Opportunity (PDF 2.5MB)
  5. Affordable, Quality Housing  (PDF .5MB)
  6. Climate Change and Human Health (PDF 1.2MB)
  7. Environmental Quality (PDF .9MB)
  8. Safety and Social Connections (PDF .62MB)


On February 25, 2011, Clark County Public Health and Community Choices hosted a symposium for policy-makers and planners.


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