Western Piedmont Council of Governments

Programmatic funds to continue and expand the Burke County Quality of Life Explorer (QoL). The QoL is a user-friendly, online mapping tool that allows stakeholders to objectively evaluate health-related issues at the census tract level, including disease rates, access to play spaces, healthy food, medical providers, and child care facilities. The purpose of the project is to increase the utilization of the online tool to impact Burke County's major health challenges, including substance use, physical inactivity, poor nutrition, and high rates of chronic diseases. This expansion will enable health care data from hospitals and providers in adjacent Catawba County to be integrated into the QoL.

Grant
May 2018
Healthy Places NC
$150,700