Ohio Healthy Programs
Ohio Healthy Programs focuses on ECE and Out-of-School Time programs creating healthy habits, menus, policies and family engagement to address childhood obesity. Professionals can take Ohio Healthy Program Ohio Approved Training that focuses on these topics. Programs can be designated as an Ohio Healthy Program for the changes they institute in their program. This program is funded by the Ohio Department of Health.
Steps towards this designation include: attending Ohio Approved professional development which uses the Healthy Children, Healthy Curriculum, implementing a wellness policy, improving menus, engaging families and completing the Ohio Physical Activity and Nutrition Assessment.