Projects & Programs

Diabetes Prevention Program

Diabetes Prevention Program This year-long lifestyle change program is FREE for Fairfield County residents who have pre-diabetes and are at risk for Type 2 Diabetes. The program utilizes structured curriculum, group support, and a trained lifestyle coach to assist participants with weight loss, chronic disease prevention, physical activity and stress management. To qualify for the […]

You Can Prevent or Delay Type 2 Diabetes!

Take the test. If you score 9 or more points, sign up for Fairfield Diabetes Education Center’s National Diabetes Prevention Program. Earnestine Williams, RD, CDE 803-712-0364 MAKE A CHANGE FOR LIFE! Screening Test

FoodShare

Fresh Food Boxes are filled with 12 to 15 varieties of fresh fruits and vegetables. With the contents changing weekly, it’s an affordable and exciting way to eat healthy food. Bulk buying at wholesale prices makes our boxes more affordable than buying produce at retail stores. Although we are a non-profit organization, the Fresh Food […]

CATCH Fairfield County

In 2013, the HSCI Grant awarded ESMM Fairfield funding to help implement CATCH in  elementary Schools to have fresh fruit and vegetable gardens. A CATCH advisory committee met in every elementary school and middle school to coordinate the many levels of the program, from education to training. School nurses also helped manage CATCH work. They […]

Fairfield County HYPE

Fairfield county youth are getting helping in the fight against obesity by learning how to get involved in their communities to make positive change happen.