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.
 

Fall 2022 Healthy Kids Step It Up Challenge


The Healthy Kids Fall Step It Up Challenge is a no-cost, three-week, turnkey step program for Ohio based schools. All you have to do is create and register a team made up of employees, colleagues, or parents of the student body. You need a minimum of three participants.  

Have your school district create a team and start stepping to win money!

CHALLENGE DATES:

When
: October 10, 2022 - October 30, 2022
Goals:
Be the team in your OHSAA district region with the highest average total steps
Keep moving to reach the TOP of the leaderboard
Maintain your daily streak
Complete the weekly challenges
Prizes: Thanks to the Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA), the team that racks up the most steps will get $1,500 for their Ohio school. The teams with the most steps in each of the six OHSAA district regions could get $1,000 for their school!

>>READY TO GET STARTED? CLICK HERE to register!
 

PAST HEALTHY KIDS STEP IT UP CHALLENGE 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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