Wellness and Prevention Program
The Wellness and Prevention Program supports and promotes strategies and efforts to create a culture of healthy eating and active living.
Current statewide program efforts that impact children, adults, and the Nevada communities in Early Care and Education (ECEs) settings, schools, and worksites include:
- Enhancing healthy eating options and standards
- Developing strategies to decrease sedentary time
- Promoting breastfeeding support
- Collaborating with local and state partners to promote key behaviors to enhance Nevadans’ healthy weight status
Guide and Template for School Height and Weight Data Collection
Nevada Revised Statute (NRS) 392.420 mandates data collection of school students' height and weight (H&W). Qualifying school districts should comply with the NRS 392.420 mandate for the 2023-2024 school year.
Click here to download guidance and resources and here for templates for height and weight data collection in Nevada schools.