Public health & health care
D66 believes it is important that all Haarlem residents can live a healthy life. That is why we want to focus more on prevention: preventing health problems instead of just curing them. A healthy life starts with a healthy place to live, with space to play sports and exercise nearby. Smoking and poor food also cause Haarlem residents to develop health problems and live shorter lives. We want to help Haarlemmers live a healthy life. The municipality must inform people. We want to make playgrounds and schoolyards smoke-free.
We also see that there are problems in healthcare. Healthcare must be simpler and better. The municipality must therefore work better with health insurers and care providers. That is why D66 continues to invest in the Social Neighborhood Teams and Youth and Family Centers. They are located within the neighborhoods and know the residents. In this way we ensure that people who need help receive help on time.