Healthy Communities

  • Healthy Lifestyle Community Resources Each community provides a variety of local resources to support living a healthy lifestyle. The organizations and programs listed offer a variety of walking/running programs, groups and classes, local 5k walk/runs, physical activity classes, gardening classes and resources, farmers markets in your area, and a variety of resources to assist you in living a healthy lifestyle.
  • Making Michigan a Healthier Place to Live The Michigan Department of Community Health has a goal to help Michigan's citizens and their communities achieve better health. If every community makes it easier to be physically active, eat healthfully and live tobacco-free lifestyles, Michigan would be a healthier place to live.
  • Building Healthy Communities Is your community a place where it is easy for people to be physically active, eat healthy and be tobacco-free? By promoting healthy behaviors, your community can increase residential demand and economics while improving the health of everyone.