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Wellness and Prevention Program


Wellness and Prevention Program

The Wellness and Prevention 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 worksites; 
  • 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.

     

     

      Contact Us

      Patricia Segura

      400 King Street

      Suite 300
      Carson City. NV 89703
      Phone: (775) 684-2203

       psegura@health.nv.gov

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