Obesity Prevention and Control
Obesity Prevention Program
Nevada Obesity Prevention and Control Program implements evidence-based
strategies to create a culture of obesity prevention by changing obesity-related
behaviors to curtail/reduce child and adult obesity in Nevada.
Current statewide program efforts include:
- promoting and increasing physical
activity in Early Care and Education Centers (ECEs) and worksites;
- enhancing healthy eating options and standards in ECEs and
- developing strategies to divide and decrease sedentary time in ECEs and worksites;
- promoting breastfeeding
support in ECEs and worksites; and
- collaborating with local and state partners for the promotion of
key behaviors related to obesity prevention and reduction in Nevada.