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Nutrition, Weight Status, and Physical Activity 3.4

Improve policy and environments in healthcare, child care, and schools that make it easier to practice healthy eating and active living behaviors supporting healthy weight, support school and child care wellness policies and practices.

  • Developed policy papers on 11 school’s wellness policies (crafted for 3 different audiences) ; identified gaps and now supporting schools’ implementation of new policies

  • Completion of survey and assessment for defining weight management issues for licensed child care homes and centers with presentation of findings to stakeholders; action in progress to address findings