Healthy Active Living for Families Resources
The Healthy Active Living for Families project incorporates parent feedback and expert recommendations into extensive Web-based resources and interactive widgets for families of infants, toddlers and preschoolers. A complementary web-based Implementation Guide for pediatricians is designed to enhance obesity prevention anticipatory guidance at the point of care, ensure consistent messaging and promote delivery in a parent-friendly way. Learn more about the project here. Access the Implementation Guide here.
County Health Rankings Tool: What Works for Health
County Health Rankings and Roadmaps released What Works for Health, an online searchable menu of policies and programs focusing on factors that make communities healthier places to live, learn, work and play. Local leaders can choose a health factor of interest (i.e. tobacco use, employment, access to health care, environmental quality, etc.) and browse through the evidence ratings for particular programs, policies, or system changes that address the particular health factor of interest. Access the tool here.
"Pour One Out" for Food Day
October 24 is Food Day. Celebrate with other communities across the nation by hosting a "Pour One Out" event by making a video of friends, coworkers, or students pouring out sugar-sweetened beverages in a fun, creative way. Videos will be uploaded on Facebook; view a sample video here. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Get Ready for the Great American Smoke Out
November 15 is the Great American Smoke Out. Visit BecomeAnEX.org, developed by Legacy in partnership with Mayo Clinic, to learn about services provided through the site for those trying to quit, including a free, personalized quit plan, an online support community, and more. For resources to promote the Great American Smoke Out and smoking cessation efforts, click here.