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Creating Healthy Schools and Communities (CHSC)

Increasing demand for and access to healthy, affordable foods and opportunities for dailyHealthySchoolsCommunities physical activity in local school districts and communities can enhance the health of our citizens of all ages.

CHSC is a grant funded program through the New York Start Department of Health aimed at decreasing obesity in high-need communities and school districts. 


School Mission

  • Increase access to healthy, affordable foods and increase school districts’ ability to meet federal Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act 2010 nutrition standards.
  • Establish Comprehensive School Physical Activity Programs.
  • Assess, develop, improve and implement federally mandated Wellness Policies.

Community Mission

  • Increase access to healthy, affordable foods in local convenience stores.
  • Increase use of food standards and procurement policies in worksites, municipalities, organizations, and businesses.
  • Implement Complete Streets polices, plans and practices.

Participating school districts and their surrounding communities: Elizabethtown-Lewis, Chateaugay, Moriah, Northern Adirondack and Ticonderoga

CCHD is collaborating with Essex County Public Health to better serve our large rural communities.

 

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Further Reading

Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act

Comprehensive School Physical Activity

Wellness Policies

Healthy Food Access

Complete Streets


Contact Us
Clinton County Health Department 
Health Planning & Promotion Division 
(518) 565-4993

ATUPA

MENU
menu

Creating Healthy Schools and Communities (CHSC)

Increasing demand for and access to healthy, affordable foods and opportunities for dailyHealthySchoolsCommunities physical activity in local school districts and communities can enhance the health of our citizens of all ages.

CHSC is a grant funded program through the New York Start Department of Health aimed at decreasing obesity in high-need communities and school districts. 


School Mission

  • Increase access to healthy, affordable foods and increase school districts’ ability to meet federal Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act 2010 nutrition standards.
  • Establish Comprehensive School Physical Activity Programs.
  • Assess, develop, improve and implement federally mandated Wellness Policies.

Community Mission

  • Increase access to healthy, affordable foods in local convenience stores.
  • Increase use of food standards and procurement policies in worksites, municipalities, organizations, and businesses.
  • Implement Complete Streets polices, plans and practices.

Participating school districts and their surrounding communities: Elizabethtown-Lewis, Chateaugay, Moriah, Northern Adirondack and Ticonderoga

CCHD is collaborating with Essex County Public Health to better serve our large rural communities.

 

INFO BAR


Further Reading

Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act

Comprehensive School Physical Activity

Wellness Policies

Healthy Food Access

Complete Streets


Contact Us
Clinton County Health Department 
Health Planning & Promotion Division 
(518) 565-4993

ATUPA