Welcome to the Healthy City Home Page. Use this page to learn more about Fall River's efforts to improve the health and quality of life of those who live or work in the Scholarship City. Just click on the picture or the underlined title bar in each section and you will find more information about every aspect of this initiative.

  • To see the Healthy City Community Action Plan Projects currently in place, click here.

  • To see over 500 Related Activities that contribute to the health of life in Fall River, click here.

  • To see the 2004-2009 Community Survey Report with the 2010-2014 goals, click here.

  •  For personal health resource pages, click here or here for walking maps & healthy dining. 

  •  Click here to find links to all of the Health City videos on one page.

  • To obtain a PDF copy of the Healthy City Fall River Connection, brochure or report, click here.

  • To become a Healthy City Fall River Action Plan Partner, click here.

  • To receive the latest Healthy City e-newsletter, click here to e-mail your address to Dr. Weed.

 What is a Healthy City?
• Characteristics
• WHO definition
• World-wide movement
How Healthy is Fall River?
• Demographics
• Assets
• Challenges

What is the city's vision?
• Visioning
• Recommendations
• Voting

Healthy City By Design
• Keynote Speaker
• Summit Highlights
• Policy and Environment Change
Five Action Plan Strategies
Safety and ATOD Control
• Recreation and Fitness
• Food Supply and Nutrition
• Educational and Medical Policies
• Build Environment and Advocacy
Design Team functions
• Communication
• Education
• Evaluation

Healthy City Fall River is a collaboration between the Fall River Health and Human Services Department and Partners for a Healthier Community, Inc., the local Community Health Network Area (CHNA) organized by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) to establish a working partnership between DPH and area residents to improve the health status of all those who live or work in the CHNA. Partners for a Healthier Community, Inc., supported in part by DPH linkage funds.

Use the following search engine to locate a specific name or word within more than 1000 Healthy City Fall River web pages on the Greater Fall River Partners web site or on the World Wide Web:

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