Making the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice

25 Healthiest Schools in South Carolina

Some of American’s healthiest schools are in South Carolina. Twenty-five schools were among a total 461 recognized recently as “America’s Healthiest Schools” by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, a national organization that empowers kids to develop lifelong, healthy habits. The schools earned the distinction by successfully meeting a rigorous set of criteria for serving healthier […]

Community Health Survey

A  Community Health Survey is currently being conducted in Chester County. The survey can be taken by any Chester County resident age 18 and up. This survey has been developed to get your opinions about health issues in our community. The results will be used to identify issues we can address through community action. Please take a few […]

Girls on the Run

Learn. Dream. Live. run.
YOU can make a difference in the life of a young girl….learn more about coaching, volunteering or partnerships with GOTR Tri County! An independent study showed 97% of Girls on the Run participants learned critical life skills including resolving conflict, helping others and intentional decision-making.

Chester County Tobacco Free Coalition Received Grant Funding

From 2013-2018, Eat Smart Move More Chester County Coalition has received six grants from the SC Tobacco-Free Collaborative totaling $41,000 to address tobacco-free policies in workplaces, churches, public housing, and assisted living facilities. A Community-Wide Health Survey was conducted to gather input on tobacco use and exposure. Two projects were implemented and geared towards youth […]

Walkability Assessments

Eat Smart Move More Chester County Coalition (ESMMCCC) conducted Walkability Assessments for all the neighborhoods in the City of Chester in June 2017. Elected officials from three of the four wards participated in the assessment. This was followed up by a multi-stakeholder meeting where results were presented. Action items were prioritized resulting in added sidewalks and […]