What We Do

The Bristol HEZ is a community-wide effort funded through the Rhode Island Department of Health by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Health Resources and Services Administration to create innovative approaches that can reduce and manage chronic diseases, promote healthy lifestyles, assure healthy child development, and create environments where healthy choices are easier to make.

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We collaborate...

Bristol HEZ brings together existing organizations, stakeholders, and partners that focus on the health and well-being of the community into a formal, sustainable collaborative. The Bristol HEZ works together to identify the health risks and needs of the Town and moves forward common objectives around health-promoting programs, services, and community design.

Our Vision

Bristol Health Equity Zone envisions a community where all residents have equal access to opportunities that promote health and wellness.

Our Mission

Bristol Health Equity Zone (BHEZ), through partnerships, works towards equal access to healthy lifestyles throughout all stages of life for the community.


Food & Nutrition
Physical Activity
Substance Abuse
Awareness & Prevention
Personal & Mental 
Health & Wellness