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This online healthy-communities toolkit was created with Delaware local governments in mind. The toolkit is based on IPA's Healthy Communities: A Resource Guide for Delaware Municipalities, originally published both
in hard copy and as an online document, and is intended to help local
government officials foster a culture of wellness within their
The toolkit provides Delaware municipalities with easy access to
information on improving the built environment, enhancing community
design, and developing public policies and plans to support
active-living initiatives. Links to three assessment tools -- Comprehensive Plan, Walkability, and Health Impact Assessment-- are provided. Other sections include Access to Healthy Foods, Complete Streets, and Smoke-Free Policies.
Healthy Community Design Toolkit