Healthy Built Environment
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What is a healthy built environment?

Healthy Built Environments (HBE) are planned and built communities with services and resources which health evidence demonstrates has a positive impact on people’s physical, mental and social health.  In healthy built environments the physical surroundings in which we live, work and play are built in a way to make the healthy choice the easy choice for all residents. Physical attributes include our homes, communities, schools, workplaces, transportation systems, and parks/recreational and business areas.




Who is the healthy built environment team?

We are a team of health professionals focusing on supporting local governments and developers to develop communities in a manner which makes healthy living for residents a natural choice, and with sustainable local environments. In this way we aim to improve the health of all BC Interior residents.

Contact us

Monday to Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Tollfree: 1-855-744-6328 (option 4)

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As a step towards reconciliation, Interior Health acknowledges the land that we live, work, and play on as the traditional territories of the Dakelh Dene, Ktunaxa, Nlaka’pamux, Secwepemc, St’at’imc, Syilx and Tsilhqot’in peoples. It is with humility that we continue to strengthen our relationships with the First Nation, Métis, and Inuit peoples of the interior.
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