What are the School Health Guidelines to Promote Healthy Eating and Physical Activity?

The CDC publication School Health Guidelines to Promote Healthy Eating and Physical Activity outlines evidence-based recommendations for schools to address healthy eating and physical activity. Comments on this video are allowed in accordance with our comment policy: http://www.cdc.gov/SocialMedia/Tools/CommentPolicy.html This video can also be viewed at https://www.cdc.gov/wcms/video/low-res/healthyschools/2018/60726072Chapter_1_Section_2.mp4 source

Getting Started with the School Health Index

The School Health Index is available in print or online. Versions are available for elementary schools or middle and high schools. Comments on this video are allowed in accordance with our comment policy: http://www.cdc.gov/SocialMedia/Tools/CommentPolicy.html Transcript: https://www.cdc.gov/healthyschools/professional_development/videos/shi/SHI_Mod_01-Chapter2-3.pdf This video can also be viewed at https://www.cdc.gov/wcms/video/low-res/healthyschools/2018/1249512495SHIMod01-Chapter2-3.mp4 source

CDC Healthy Schools: Tennessee School Health Successes

Lori Paisley with the Tennessee Department of Education discusses how they used school health funding to expand school health screenings across the state and screen an additional 70,000 students for health related problems. Comments on this video are allowed in accordance with our comment policy: http://www.cdc.gov/SocialMedia/Tools/CommentPolicy.html This video can also be viewed at https://www.cdc.gov/wcms/video/low-res/healthyschools/2019/65586558CDC_Healthy_Schools_Video_Series_High_Res_TN.mp4 source

Module 1: School Health and Safety Policies and Environment

A healthy environment includes the physical and visual surroundings, psychosocial climate, and culture of the school. A supportive school environment can improve the sustainability of healthy eating and physical activity policies and practices. Comments on this video are allowed in accordance with our comment policy: http://www.cdc.gov/SocialMedia/Tools/CommentPolicy.html Transcript: https://www.cdc.gov/healthyschools/professional_development/videos/shi/SHI_Mod_01-Chapter3-1.pdf This video can also be viewed at… Continue reading Module 1: School Health and Safety Policies and Environment

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In overturning Roe v. Wade, the U.S. Supreme Court has ignited fundamental legal and political questions and radically shifted the healthcare landscape. Amidst the furor, those who want to keep abortion safe and legal ponder the path forward. This panel of experts from across Harvard will assess the fallout, evaluate a variety of responses to… Continue reading After Roe: What’s next for abortion access, law, and politics

What is the School Health Index?

The School Health Index is a tool to assess school health and safety policies and programs, and develop a plan for improvement. It is structured around the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) approach. Comments on this video are allowed in accordance with our comment policy: http://www.cdc.gov/SocialMedia/Tools/CommentPolicy.html Transcript: https://www.cdc.gov/healthyschools/professional_development/videos/shi/SHI_Mod_01-Chapter1-3.pdf This video can also be… Continue reading What is the School Health Index?

Module 5: School Health Services

Schools are responsible for students’ physical health, mental health, and safety during the school day. School health services ensure access and referrals. Comments on this video are allowed in accordance with our comment policy: http://www.cdc.gov/SocialMedia/Tools/CommentPolicy.html Transcript: https://www.cdc.gov/healthyschools/professional_development/videos/shi/SHI_Mod_01-Chapter3-5.pdf This video can also be viewed at https://www.cdc.gov/wcms/video/low-res/healthyschools/2018/27842784SHIMod01-Chapter3-5.mp4 source

Guideline 6: School Health Services

Provide students with health, mental health, and social services to address healthy eating, physical activity, and related chronic disease prevention. Health services staff should assess student needs related to physical activity, nutrition, and obesity, and provide counseling and referrals to medical providers. Comments on this video are allowed in accordance with our comment policy: http://www.cdc.gov/SocialMedia/Tools/CommentPolicy.html… Continue reading Guideline 6: School Health Services

School Health Guidelines

The School Health Guidelines to Promote Healthy Eating and Physical Activity provide science-based guidance. Each guideline is important to school health, and there is no priority order. Not every guideline is feasible for every school. Comments on this video are allowed in accordance with our comment policy: http://www.cdc.gov/SocialMedia/Tools/CommentPolicy.html This video can also be viewed at… Continue reading School Health Guidelines

What are the School Health Guidelines?

The School Health Guidelines to Promote Healthy Eating and Physical Activity were developed in response to the serious effects of inadequate physical activity and unhealthy eating. Comments on this video are allowed in accordance with our comment policy: http://www.cdc.gov/SocialMedia/Tools/CommentPolicy.html This video can also be viewed at https://www.cdc.gov/wcms/video/low-res/healthyschools/2018/54405440SHG_Module_01_03.mp4 source