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  • Early Childhood Health
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    Childhood Health Programs Nutrition and Physical Activity Self-Assessment for Child Care (NAP SACC) NAP SACC is a provider-based program implemented in childcare centers. The program promotes healthy weight development in preschool children by improving: the quality of food served the amount and quality of physical activity staff-child interactions facility nutrition and physical activity policies and practices related environmental characteristics If you are interested in participating in the NAP SACC program, email Leslie Lewis at leslie.lewis@la.gov . NAP SACC Resources NAP SACC in Louisiana (under the "Nutrition" dropdown) NAP SACC One Pager – attached in email Early Childhood Health Programs Child Care Center Benchmarks Child Care Center Resources School Health Additional Early Childhood Health Resources Screen Time and Physical Activity...
  • Early Childhood Health
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    Childhood Health Healthy habits start early! Many Louisiana children spend time in child care, early education programs or family day care sites around the state. Providers and families have a great opportunity to take care of children’s developing minds and growing bodies in the best way possible. Making sure kids are up and moving and eating healthy meals is key to ensuring that all of our children have a healthy, happy start in life. Well-Ahead Louisiana can help all child care settings create this healthy environment for the infants, toddlers, and families they serve. Early Childhood...
  • Well-Ahead Community
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    to the Well-Ahead Community! Check out the Well-Ahead Community resources to help you to stay Well-Ahead! Community Resource Guide Find healthy resources near you. Use the Community Resource Guide to find things like diabetes self-management classes, cooking classes, opportunities for physical activity and more! Find WellSpots Find a child care center, school, college/university, restaurant, hospital or worksite near you that is working to make your health a priority. Upcoming Events Find out about upcoming health-related community events such as fun runs/walks, tobacco cessation events, health fairs, etc. Well-Ahead Newsroom Keep up with the latest Well-Ahead news! Well-Ahead...
  • Health Equity
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    Equity Health equity is attainment of the highest level of health for all people. Achieving health equity requires valuing everyone equally with focused and ongoing societal efforts to address avoidable inequalities, historical and contemporary injustices, and the elimination of health and health care disparities. Health Equity WellSpots Programs Living Well-Ahead Additional Health Equity Resources County Health Rankings An interactive website by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation that provides maps and data on a variety of health and lifestyle indicators. See how your parish ranks among other parishes! Unnatural Causes A nationally acclaimed 7 part documentary series broadcasted by PBS exploring racial and socioeconomic inequalities in health. ChangeLabs Solutions Changelabs Solutions provides usable toolkits to improve healthy eating, tobacco control and childhood obesity. Promoting policy, systems and...
  • Smoke-Free Public Housing
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    Policy in Multi-Unit Housing TOOLKITS Change is in the Air: HUD Working with Landlords and Property Managers on Smoke-Free Housing: ChangeLab Solutions Healthy Homes Manual: Smoke-Free Policies in Multi-Unit Housing, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...
  • Geaux Tobacco-Free
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    Open 24/7 for all Louisiana residents ages 13 and over. 1. Visit quitwithusla.org to chat online with a quit coach 2. Talk to your health care provider about developing a quit...
  • Balance
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    for practicing balance Plan and incorporate downtime into your busy schedule Rethink activities, errands and people that exhaust you Get enough sleep (adults need 7.5 to 8.5 hours/night) Set your priorities and goals Practice relaxation exercises Manage your time and limit multitasking Schedule one thing you enjoy everyday Incorporate physical activity into your schedule Balance Balance To be well is a state of complete and stable physical, emotional, spiritual health. Balancing everyday demands between work and personal life can be challenging and create unwanted stress. Chronic stress can have a serious effect on mental and physical well-being if not managed. Follow these tips to help balance your life, reduce stress and stay healthy. Living Well-Ahead Geaux Tobacco-Free Healthy Eating On The Go Additional Balance Resources American Diabetes Association...
  • School HealthOLD
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    Health What is the role of health in schools? Between test scores and graduation rates, where does health fit in? Research shows us that a healthy child makes a better student. Students who eat a nutritious breakfast, have a healthy diet, and get enough physical activity throughout the day have better grades, better test scores, and better attendance. Well-Ahead Louisiana can help schools make that connection and reach their goals around health and wellness through simple, low-cost strategies. It’s easy to do – why not start now? School Health Programs WellSpot Designation Early Childhood Health School WellSpot Benchmarks Tobacco-Free Policy School Health in Louisiana Statistics Percent of schools that prohibit all forms of advertising and promotion for candy, fast food restaurants, or soft drinks 52.6%...
  • About | Well-Ahead Louisiana
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    pretty proud of our way of life in Louisiana. Although, improving our wellbeing doesn't have to mean giving up our favorite things like good food, great music and legendary festivals. Rather, it means making smart choices so we can enjoy our favorite things even longer. Small choices towards wellness, enabled by the environments we're in every day, allow us the opportunity for balance. Together we can shape a future that gives us the chance to feel better and enjoy life a little longer. The Challenge: Louisiana is… 48 th in Overall Health 44 th in Outcomes 49 th in Determinants 48 th in...
  • Chronic Disease
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  • Test Page
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