Mark your calendar for December 1st for this important webinar on the Building an Environment that Supports Physically Active Employees in the workplace. Creating physical activity friendly policies will do little to change behavior if employees have limited access to the space or facilities they need to be active. This webinar will discuss how to [...]
A vibrant movement is afoot in cities across the country − farmers, activists, and community organizations are improving the health, economic outlook, and vitality of their communities through urban farming. Advocates are illustrating that urban agriculture is a pathway to making healthy food more available for low-income communities, a key to shifting economic revitalization efforts, and catalytic for battling the challenges of blight and abandonment.
This online course is an introduction to the many social media tools that are being used by public health organizations to connect in new, different, and interactive ways with the communities they serve. Through tutorials, videos, and activities, you will strengthen your knowledge and skills in using social media. This is the first in a three-part series designed to provide an overview of how social media can be used effectively in public health practice. Parts 2 and 3 (ready later in 2011) examine how social media can be used to address a public health intervention and gather information about the community.
The 2011 SC Obesity Prevention Summit took place on April 6, 2011 in Columbia, SC. Nearly 300 attendees attended the event. Participants selected one of six setting specific tracts to learn about best practice initiatives to promote increasing healthy eating and physical activity options.
Join Eat Smart, Move More SC in CONWAY, SC on July 20 and learn how communities can come together and improve access to healthy eating and active living.
Join Eat Smart, Move More SC in COLUMBIA, SC on Jun 16 and learn how communities can come together and improve access to healthy eating and active living.
Join Eat Smart, Move More SC in CLEMSON, SC on May 13 and learn how communities can come together and improve access to healthy eating and active living.