Building a Healthier County

Jul. 24, 2016 , 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm

The health of a community is affected by a number of factors that include education, income, housing, transportation and access to healthcare. Counties play a pivotal role in setting community health priorities, developing programs to implement those priorities and foster important partnerships to sustain health improvement. This workshop is the second of a two-part series addressing the fundamental question: What makes a county healthy? Building on part one, What is a Healthy County, national experts will actively engage attendees in an interactive conversation on building a healthy county.


  • Dr. Garth Graham, Aetna Foundation
  • Hon. Joan Garner, Commissioner, Fulton County, Ga.
  • Dr. LaMar Hasbrouck, National Association of County & City Health Officials (NACCHO)

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