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The Healthy Comprehensive Plan Assessment Tool

Complete streets, complete neighborhoods, environmental health & healthy food systems

Interactive Feature
Healthy Neighborhoods
Good Governance
Food & Beverages

Healthy and equitable communities are created through vision, design, and planning. Review, assess, and implement your comprehensive plan using ChangeLab Solutions’ Healthy Comprehensive Plan Assessment Tool (HCPAT).


How it works: HCPAT guides you through an assessment of your community’s comprehensive plan to help you evaluate the strength of its health-related policies.

What you'll get: The final assessment of your comprehensive plan is available as a downloadable report.

Who it's for: HCPAT is a tool for anyone interested in using to improve health outcomes in their community, including planners, public health professionals, and community advocates.

What we cover: We assess 4 key domains – Complete Streets, Complete Neighborhoods, Environmental Health, and Healthy Food Systems.

Check out HCPAT to learn more about how this tool will provide you with an assessment plus targeted recommendations to improve your plan.