For Schools

School Health, Nutrition, and Physical Activity

Active kids learn better. When students get more time for health and physical education, they do better physically, mentally and emotionally. The Department of Health works in school districts located in high need communities to improve the capacity for keeping children physically active and offering nutritious meal choices throughout the school day.

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Early Care and Education

The Department of Health works with Early Care and Education programs, state-wide ECE agencies and other state departments to make it easier for children to have access to healthy foods and increased opportunities to be active.

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Last Reviewed: 3/10/2017