Creating a Healthy and Safe City

Community violence is a significant public health problem in cities across the country and calls for a united response.  Its impact is widespread, affecting residents directly and indirectly.  The City of New Haven’s Department of Health has started to look at how ensuring public safety can improve the health and well being of New Haven residents.  The Creating a Healthy and Safe City brief outlines the impact of community violence on New Haven and provides recommendations for how to address it.