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Staying active together can promote both a healthy lifestyle and provide quality family time.
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Schools are changing their Nutrition Standards to combat obesity trends.
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News and Highlights from ROCK
Free Swim Lessons for Children Ages 4-12 • Healthy Lifestyles Class • Jacksonville Gridiron Breakfast Challenge 2 • Adolescent Health • Obesity One of Top Five Health Facing Adolescents • New Report on Complete Streets Projects: "Safer Street, Stronger Economies" • Get State-specific Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity Data • Online Physical Education Network (OPEN) • Food Marketing in Schools • Smart Fundraising for Healthy Schools • Promoting Community Health and Safety with the Medical Reserve Corps • Presidential Youth Fitness Program "Fitness Testing Data Best Practices" • America Walks Webinar: Lighter, Quicker, Cheaper - And Healthier • Healthy Lunchtime Challenge • Good Sports Equipment Grants • National Park Week, April 18-26 • Register your school for Every Kid Healthy Week, April 19-25 • 2015 Sapphire Awards and Symposium • Teacher Appreciation Week May 4-8 • Bike to School Day is May 6th
Save the Date
November 15 - 17, 2015
9th Annual Southern Obesity Summit
The Southern Obesity Summit (SOS) is the largest regional obesity prevention event in the United States, drawing hundreds of participants from 16 Southern States consisting of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia. Together, these states join forces to fight obesity.
Orange County Parents Fight for Recess
ROCK Receives Mention as Successful Partnership in Study
University of Kentucky College of Public Health In Conjunction with Commonwealth Center for Governance Studies, Inc.
Models of Collaboration Involving Hospitals, Public Health Departments, and Others Improving Community Health through Successful Partnerships A multi-disciplinary team based at the University of Kentucky College of Public Health has "recently completed a national study of successful partnerships between hospitals, public health departments, and other stakeholders, focused on assessing and improving the health of communities they jointly serve. The study, sought to identify highly-successful partnerships, examine those relationships, and ascertain key lessons learned from their collective experiences."
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