Camden Health Element

Camden Health Element

Product No.: 21021
Date Published: 09/2021

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As an Element of the City’s Master Plan, the Camden Health Element provides a high-level vision and concrete strategies to promote health as a priority for Camden’s future growth and development. This project convened stakeholders and engaged the community to collaboratively develop a vision for a healthy Camden, identify areas of concern, and generate recommendations for improving public health through policy and planning-based tools.

Geographic Area Covered: City of Camden, New Jersey

Key Words: Active Transportation, Behavioral Health, Biking, Camden, Clean Environment, Climate Change, Community, Community Health, Education, Employment, Equity, Exercise, Food Access, Health, Health Care, Health Insurance, Homelessness, Hospital, Housing, Local Government, Mental Health, Mobility, Neighborhoods, New Jersey, Open Space, Parks, Public Health, Public Transit, Resiliency, Safety, Schools, Sidewalks, Small Business, Substance Abuse, Walkable, Water, Well-being.

Staff Contact(s)

Project Team

  • Patricia L. Elkis, PP, AICP Deputy Executive Director
  • Derek G Lombardi, AICP Senior Planner
  • Amy Verbofsky Manager, Healthy and Resilient Communities

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