SCaledown.org is the place to educate, engage and mobilize partners to help make the healthy choice the easy choice for South Carolinians. This site houses the South Carolina Obesity Action Plan, a tactical plan that aims to build on the success of previous efforts and offers new strategies to reduce obesity rates in the Palmetto State.
The American Medical Association (AMA), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
and the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD) chose South Carolina as one of five states to receive technical assistance regarding scaling and sustaining the National Diabetes Prevention Program (National DPP).
Preserving access to health care and improving health outcomes in our rural communities are critically important components to South Carolina’s vitality. The America’s Health Rankings, produced by the United Health Foundation, ranks South Carolina 44th in health among all states (2017).