Active communities promote active children and adults
Organizing outdoor activities for the entire family is a great way to have fun and stay active.
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
Florida PTA Health and Wellness Fair • News Report: Obesity in America • Making the Case for Designing Active Cities • 3 PM to Bedtime - Crunch Time for Children and Childhood Obesity • Scientific Report of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Report • More U.S. Students are Consuming Fruits Under Federal Lunch Program • Burger King Ends Marketing of Soda for Kids' Meals • Afterschool Alliance Releases "Kids on the Move" Report • Health and Academic Achievements Podcast • Active Strategies Toolkit: A Guide for Local and State Leaders Working to Create Healthy Communities and Prevent Childhood Obesity • Appropriate Practices in School Based Health Education • New Journal in Health Promotion Teaching and Learning • Sport for All, Play for Life: A Playbook to Get Every Kid in the Game • CORD Project: Implementing Strategies Across the Community to Help Families with Childhood Obesity WEBINAR • Connecting Chronic Health Conditions with School Attendance: Improving Data Collection and Use • FDA Food and Nutrition Labeling Webinar • 2015 DGAC Scientific Report Public Oral Comment Meeting • 2015 Florida Healthy Literacy Summit • Expanding Access to Healthy Food: New Data, New Ideas, New Directions • Cycle Kids - Fit Kids are Happy Kids Grant • School Grants for Healthy Kids • School Nursing Research Grant 2015 • Safe Places to Play • U.S. Agriculture Secretary Announces Grants to Help Curb Childhood Hunger • Florida Healthy District Self Assessment Application is Open • Register your school for Every Kid Healthy Week, April 19-25 • Bike to School Day is May 6th
New Report: Obesity In America
PublicHealth.org, an independent source of public health information and resources, recently released a summary report and short animated video overviewing the state of America's obesity epidemic and how some populations are disproportionately affected.
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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