Overcoming Challenges Resulting From COVID-19: New York State’s Creating Healthy Schools and Communities Initiative
COMMENTARY — Volume 17 — July 9, 2020
The Creating Healthy Schools and Communities initiative involves 6 strategies, 3 on the part of schools, and 3 on the part of communities. School-based strategies include local wellness policies, comprehensive school physical activity program, and the school nutrition environment. Community-based strategies involve healthy access to food, food standards and policies, and complete streets policy and implementation.
Schematic diagram of the Creating Healthy Schools and Communities initiative, New York State Department of Health, 2015–2020.
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