Blueprint for Prevention of Childhood Obesity: A Call to Action

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Blueprint for Prevention of Childhood Obesity: A Call to Action

Description

This countywide strategic plan to increase physical activity and improve nutrition among youth was developed by a task force in San Mateo County, CA, where childhood obesity has been identified as a key health priority. This report consists of quantitative and qualitative data, a description of the task force process, and an action plan. It is organized into the following sections:

  • Introduction letter
  • Executive summary
  • Background
  • Logic model
  • Action plan
    • Priority area 1: Community/environment
    • Priority area 2: Schools
    • Priority area 3: After school
    • Priority area 4: Preschool/childcare services
    • Priority area 5: Health care
  • Appendix A: Task force members
  • Appendix B: Program list

Developer:

Healthy Communities San Mateo County Prevention of Childhood Obesity Taskforce

Funding Sources:

San Mateo County Health Department

History

Release Date: 2006
Original Summary: March 2009
Last Updated: 04/13/09

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