Child & Youth Healthy Eating, Active Living to Prevent and Reduce Obesity Program

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| Author: DC Department of Health

This program identifies and implements policies and strategy initiatives in various settings (such as schools, communities and health delivery systems) to promote healthy eating and active living for children, youth and families — with an emphasis on city wards where the obesity rates are highest (Wards 5, 7 and 8). The Program also coordinates activities with other healthy eating/active living initiatives within DOH to prevent and reduce obesity and diabetes.

Audience:
Families
Providers
Topic:
Family Supports
Health
Grade Levels:
Prenatal
Infant (birth-18 mo.)
Toddler (18-24 mo.)
Preschooler (2-4 yr.)
School-age (5-8 yr.)

This program identifies and implements policies and strategy initiatives in various settings (such as schools, communities and health delivery systems) to promote healthy eating and active living for children, youth and families — with an emphasis on city wards where the obesity rates are highest (Wards 5, 7 and 8). The Program also coordinates activities with other healthy eating/active living initiatives within DOH to prevent and reduce obesity and diabetes.

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