Health and wellbeing is not just the absence of disease; it is also the opportunity for individuals and communities to thrive. This is impacted by social determinants like access to affordable housing, opportunities to be active, and transportation that serves communities’ needs. Local governments influence social determinants of health through policy, budget allocations, and decisions about how, where, and how much to invest in local programs, how to prioritize projects, and where to prioritize infrastructure.


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