Making the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice

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 […]

Move Your Way

What’s your move? You know you need physical activity to stay healthy. But did you know it can make you feel better right away? Boost your mood. Sharpen your focus. Reduce stress. Improve your sleep. To find out more from the Department of Health and Human Services click this link: Move Your Way

Chester County 2018 Community Health Assessment

Chester County is conducting a community health assessment. By identifying our community’s health needs and priorities we will develop an action plan to improve the health of Chester County. Chester urges community members to make their voices heard and help shape the future of its residents! Chester Community Health Assessment  

Live Healthy South Carolina

Live Healthy South Carolina is a statewide collaborative to improve the health of all South Carolinians. It is the state’s first State Health Assessment and State Health Improvement Plan. The State Health Assessment is a comprehensive description of the health status of South Carolina. It was utilized to inform the development of the 2018-23 State Health Improvement Plan. The Alliance for […]

The State of Obesity in South Carolina

  South Carolina has the 10th highest adult obesity rate in the nation, and the 24th highest obesity rate for youth ages 10 to 17. South Carolina’s adult obesity rate is currently 34.1%, up from 21.1% in 2000 and from 12.0% in 1990. This state profile includes data on adult and childhood obesity, obesity-related health […]