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Creating Healthy Schools and Communities (CHSC)


HealthySchoolsCommunitiesCHSC is a grant funded program through the New York State Department of Health aimed at decreasing obesity in high-need communities and school districts. The grant implements a comprehensive, equitable, community-based participatory approach to increasing opportunities for physical activity and access to healthy food for people across the age span.

 

Click here to check out our CHSC Year 1 Successes


Worksites & Community Settings

  • Implement food service guidelines to increase the availability of healthy foods and make the healthy choice the easy choice.
  • Implement worksite physical activity policies, programs, and best practices to encourage walking and overall more physical activity during the workday.

Early Care & Education Settings

  • Improve physical activity and nutrition policies, practices, and environments in child care and pre-kindergarten programs.
  • The nutrition and physical activity training for teachers and staff ensures that nutritious and age-appropriate meals and snacks are served, along with age-appropriate physical activity throughout the day.

Physical Activity Access – Connecting Routes to Destinations 

  • Implement community planning and active transportation interventions to increase safe and accessible physical activity.
  • Connect sidewalks, paths, bicycle routes, or recreation centers by implementing master plans and land use interventions or Complete Streets policies or plans.

School Districts

  

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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)


HealthySchoolsCommunitiesCHSC is a grant funded program through the New York State Department of Health aimed at decreasing obesity in high-need communities and school districts. The grant implements a comprehensive, equitable, community-based participatory approach to increasing opportunities for physical activity and access to healthy food for people across the age span.

 

Click here to check out our CHSC Year 1 Successes


Worksites & Community Settings

  • Implement food service guidelines to increase the availability of healthy foods and make the healthy choice the easy choice.
  • Implement worksite physical activity policies, programs, and best practices to encourage walking and overall more physical activity during the workday.

Early Care & Education Settings

  • Improve physical activity and nutrition policies, practices, and environments in child care and pre-kindergarten programs.
  • The nutrition and physical activity training for teachers and staff ensures that nutritious and age-appropriate meals and snacks are served, along with age-appropriate physical activity throughout the day.

Physical Activity Access – Connecting Routes to Destinations 

  • Implement community planning and active transportation interventions to increase safe and accessible physical activity.
  • Connect sidewalks, paths, bicycle routes, or recreation centers by implementing master plans and land use interventions or Complete Streets policies or plans.

School Districts

  

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