Communities are concerned about health effects of inactivity and
poor nutrition and are taking action. Community leaders recognize that their environment. Education and awareness alone won’t result in change.
Safe sidewalks, trails, and bicycle lanes make it easier for people to move about and leave their car at home. Healthy food choice in school cafeterias and restaurants well supported food banks, and neighborhood farmers markets offer options for healthier food. Making sustainable community changes involves long term partnerships among public health, private business, municipal government, community advocates, planners, developers, schools and neighborhoods.
The City of Wichita Bicycle Master Plan is a guide for the development
and implementation of bicycle projects and programs in the City of
Work Well KS engages leaders and businesses in Kansas to support health and healthy work sites.
Our Local Food Program is a group of regionally-based networks of
local farms, farmers markets, food businesses, and consumers who are
committed to increasing the production and sales of fresh, local foods
Girls on the Run
inspires girls to be
joyful, healthy and confident using a fun,
experience based curriculum which creatively integrates running.
2011 Community Survey Results
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Working Well Conference
August 20 (Pre-conference August 19)
Think Tank is
a 6-session series to dig deep to uncover successful work site wellness
programs. Participants will network with other wellness professionals
and explore the tough issues surrounding health promotion in the
workplace. Individual sessions are now open for enrollment.