HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign for the Mid-Atlantic

Helping Municipal Leaders Create Healthy, Prosperous Communities

The Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) Cities & Towns Campaign provides free training and technical assistance to municipal leaders to adopt policies that make it easier for residents to eat better and move more.

The HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign is an initiative of The Institute for Public Health Innovation in partnership with the Maryland Municipal League and the Virginia Municipal League. 

 

spotlight cities & towns


 
 
 The City's Healthy Entertaining Nutritional Standards Guide and Healthy Vending Initiative have helped employees stay healthy in the workplace. The project was launched with a Wellness Lunch where employees learned how to implement the guidelines at all employee hosted meetings and events. 

The City's Healthy Entertaining Nutritional Standards Guide and Healthy Vending Initiative have helped employees stay healthy in the workplace. The project was launched with a Wellness Lunch where employees learned how to implement the guidelines at all employee hosted meetings and events. 

The City of New Carrollton, MD

“Every year we grow internally with our wellness programs… When I started here four and half years ago, that wasn’t something anyone was thinking about… I tried to transition people into the buy in process. Now, people have bought in and they don’t even know it.”

— Alayna Rowlett, Human Resources Coordinator