Group takes a broad look at county’s health

Articles | February 18 2016
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San Juan Community PLACE MATTERS, or SJCPM, is a group of organizations and citizens from throughout San Juan County joining together to make the places where we live, learn, work and play healthier for ALL members of the community. It addresses health in a broader way than health is normally viewed. SJCPM doesn’t just look at medical and physical health of the community, but also looks at environmental, educational and economic aspects of the community and the ways those issues can affect the health of San Juan County.  Through partnerships with New Mexico Health Equity Partnership and the National Collaborative for Health Equity and the Kellogg Foundation, SJCPM looks at the disparities around these issues to determine how to make health more equitable for ALL people through policy change. (Full article here)