The League supports local government policies, decisions, and actions that promote the physical, emotional, mental, and social well-being of citizens and environments. Examples of policies the League would support include, but are not limited to:

•  Health goals integrated into all local government planning processes
•  Collaboration among health partners to ensure the necessary physical space and organization and communication systems for a healthy community
•  Enhancing County Health Department efforts by regular collaborative community health planning and membership in local collaborations
•  Health education and intervention for wellness and disease prevention
•  Government policies that encourage healthier life choices, including enhanced access to healthful food and stronger local food systems
  •Expansion of mental health services while reducing demand on hospitals and jails.

(Adopted 2/1/2016)