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Nutrition & Physical Activity Services
  • girl doing a cartwheelColor Me Healthy
    Color Me Healthy is a well-researched physical activity and nutrition curriculum for under-served 4 & 5 year old children.
  • Families Eating Smart and Moving More
    Four-part program that offers families simple solutions to help them eat smart and move more. 
  • Fit City Challenge
    An interactive website aiming to provide the tools, the motivation and the mentoring for both the individual and the community to succeed in addressing the epidemic of overweight and obesity
  • Healthy Weight, Healthy Child
    The Healthy Weight, Healthy Child Initiative is working to reverse the pediatric obesity trend in Mecklenburg County.
  • Healthy Futures-Starting in the Kitchen
    Healthy Futures-Starting in the Kitchen is a program developed to address and prevent pediatric obesity by providing instruction for cooks at large child care centers.
  • Mecklenburg County Fruit & Veggie Coalition
    Coalition is working to build a healthier Mecklenburg County by increasing access to and consumption of fruits and vegetables.
  • Nutrition and Physical Activity Self-Assessment for Child Care (NAP SACC)
    The NAP SACC program assists childcare centers in assessing and setting goals to improve nutrition and physical activity practices.
  • Safe Routes to School (SRTS)
    This program is designed to work with parent groups, children and school staff to encourage students to walk and bike to and from schools. 
  • Working Toward Wellness 
    Provides businesses in Mecklenburg County with the tools and resources that help develop a “culture of wellness” in the workplace. Free assessments, recommendations, support and networking for worksite wellness program administrators.

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