Making the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice

Governor proclaims April as Live Healthy SC month!

Live Healthy South Carolina Month 2019 Governor McMaster has issued a proclamation declaring April as Live Healthy SC month.   This proclamation recognizes the work of the Alliance for a Healthier South Carolina  in partnership with SC DHEC to create the first State Health Improvement Plan for SC.   This document also encourages all South Carolinians to support […]

2019 County Health Rankings Released

The 2019 Rankings are now available on their website! “With this year’s release, we’re excited to bring you updated community health information for your county, summary reports that explore health differences across the nation, and new guidance to help you understand and use the Rankings where you live.”   Updated data and new measures “Search […]

Live Health SC releases State Health Assessment

Public health and health care professionals can now view the State Health Assessment (SHA) on the Live Health South Carolina website. The SHA was used to inform the development of the State Health Improvement Plan, which can also be view on the website. The SHA can also be used as a tool in creating improvement […]

HYPE Faith-Based Grants Available

Eat Smart Move More South Carolina (ESMMSC) is partnering with the 7th Episcopal District of the AME Church on the Healthy Young People Empowerment (HYPE) Project. This partnership will allow up to 10 Young People’s Division (YPD) Youth Teams to work on projects in their churches or communities that will increase access to healthy foods […]

Breathe Better Program

The B 2 (Breathe Better) program is an anti-idling/clean air campaign. The goal of B 2 is to help protect the health and safety of children by reducing harmful vehicle emissions around school campuses. Solutions involve the efforts of students, faculty, administration, staff, local government and community partners working together. To start B 2 at […]

New Physical Activity Guidelines

Top 10 Things to Know About the Second Edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans 1.The second edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans provides evidence-based recommendations for adults and youth ages 3 through 17 to safely get the physical activity they need to stay healthy. There are new key guidelines for children […]