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Healthy Communities

Kentucky's Healthy Communities Initiative seeks to encourage people to be more physically active, eat a healthy diet, and not use tobacco through policy, systems, and environmental changes that improve community's health.

Recommended Strategies

  • Create or Enhance Access to Places for Physical Activity.
  • Street-Scale Urban Design and Land-Use Policies and Practices.
  • Community-Scale Urban Design and Land-Use Policies and Practices.
  • Safe Routes to School



2010 Healthy Communities Conference

On May 6, 2010 the Health Promotions Branch held the 2010 Healthy Communities Conference in Lexington. View presentations and video from the event.


Program Contact

Healthy Communities Program Coordinator

Shellie Wingate

502-564-9358, extension 4022


Last Updated 11/16/2015