Planning and Health

Lead in Drinking Water

Information compiled in preparing the Planners and Lead in Drinking Water article in the Spring-Summer 2017 issue of the APA – Wisconsin newsletter.  Read here.


APA – Wisconsin receives its third Planners4Health grant from APA.  Read more about it,

Resources to learn more about how planners and public health professionals can collaborate to improve the health and well-being of the people who live and work in our communities.

Workshop on Building Healthy Communities in Wisconsin

A Collaboration of the American Planning Association-Wisconsin Chapter (APA-WI) and the Wisconsin Public Health Association (WPHA)

Video Reports of the April 9, 2014 Workshop


At this workshop our primary objectives were to increase awareness of the many activities in which public health professionals, community planners, and other professionals in Wisconsin who work to build healthy communities are able to collaborate, as well as to make a call to action for all Planners, whether Professional or Citizen, around these activities. All the following Videos or links will also be on the website

Video 1 – Raise your curiosity. Obtain a sense of the message APA-WI and WPHA are conveying with this 7 minute video:

Please distribute this video to as many fellow Planners and Public Health officials as possibly.

DO YOU WANT TO KNOW MORE? The following video link is a “How to Primer,“ to provide even more of a sense on how to proceed as it will outline in an hour 10 minutes what others have done in the Planning/Public Health Collaboration:

A few of you may wish to watch the full 3.5 hours of the presentations:

The website for APA members in Wisconsin.