The City of La Mesa joined Live Well San Diego as a recognized partner on September 24, 2013. La Mesa demonstrates an ongoing partnership and commitment to Live Well San Diego by supporting the vision of healthy, safe, and thriving communities. La Mesa participates in the Live Well San Diego East Region Leadership Team and implements its own Ready…Set…Live Well cross-jurisdictional and multi-sectorial strategic plan. Through this initiative, La Mesa has had a strong emphasis on policy and environmental enhancements that increase capacity and the promotion of healthy behaviors in all areas of the community. Ongoing initiatives include a policy prohibiting smoking and tobacco use in parks, a Sidewalk Master Plan and a Park Master Plan and the recently-approved Health and Wellness Element of the General Plan. With a vision statement aspiring to make the City of La Mesa the healthiest and most livable city in San Diego county, the City of La Mesa is a welcome recognized partner based on their outstanding service, leadership, and commitment to the health and safety of the residents and families they serve.