Healthy Kids

 
 

 

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Healthy children are more likely to become healthy adults

Health Action Council and the Ohio High School Athletic Association joined forces to engage students and their families, school leaders, teachers, coaches and communities in promoting improved health and wellness. Our goal is to encourage and promote childhood preventable disease vaccinations, increase annual well-child visits, keep kids active and enhance health literacy.

  1. CHILDHOOD PREVENTABLE DISEASE VACCINATIONS. Immunization rates are at an all-time low. Preventable disease vaccinations help provide children immunity to potentially life-threatening diseases. Download our Healthy Kids Vaccine Toolkit.

  2. WELL-CHILD VISITS. Kids need regular doctor visits to ensure they are developing properly, but many well-child visits have been canceled. 

  3. KEEPING KIDS ACTIVE. Develop healthy habits and living an active lifestyle, such as playing outside and participating in sports. 

  4. HEALTH LITERACY. Helping schools and families better understand the importance of healthy choices and smart healthcare utilization. 

In each of these areas, early action makes a DIFFERENCE in a child’s health!

Download the 2021-2022 Healthy Kids Campaign Toolkit


Want to know more about sponsorship opportunities or donations? Contact Kelly Ernst Warner via email or call 636-459-6438.
 

The Healthy Kids Step It Up Challenge


The Healthy Kids Step It Up Challenge is a no-cost step program that promotes overall health and well-being for schools and the community. The process is simple. Create and register a team made up of school administrators, educators, and parents of the student body. You need a minimum of three participants.  

Create a team for your district and start stepping to model healthy habits, show leadership, and win money!

FALL STEP IT UP CHALLENGE DATES: October 9, 2023 - November 5, 2023

Stay tuned for more updates!


PAST HEALTHY KIDS STEP IT UP CHALLENGE WINNERS

2023 SPRING WINNERS
2022 FALL WINNERS
2022 SPRING WINNERS
2021 FALL WINNERS

Questions about the Healthy Kids Step It Up Challenge? Contact Noelle Reinhart via email.


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