- Public Health
Public Health works with both public and private sector entities to create and maintain healthy, thriving communities in Maricopa County. Communities that support people in making healthy choices help prevent chronic disease and improve quality of life and overall well-being. Some environments, especially in low-income communities, provide limited access to healthy foods and few opportunities for physical activity. There are many factors that contribute to a healthy community.
By collaborating with community partners, we can help make policies and environmental changes that support:
- healthy food and vending choices;
- tobacco-free spaces;
- being more physically active in our neighborhoods, schools, and work sites;
- access to affordable, quality healthcare...and more!