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Framework for Healthy Communities in Northwest Michigan

Date Published: January 2014

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This Northwest Michigan regional draft framework for healthy communities reviews current health findings, public input, and other data to assess health needs in the region, and identifies ways that local governments and stakeholders can address community health issues. The document provides information on the aging population, health care access, healthy lifestyles, community health and the environment, and strategies to address individual and community health issues.

Keywords: NWMCOG; Northwest Michigan Council of Governments; Networks Northwest; Pure Michigan; health; health care; diet; exercise; disease prevention; lifestyles; food choices; environment; obesity; poverty; senior citizens; diabetes; smoking

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  • Northwest Michigan Council of Governments (Networks Northwest)
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