ELCPBC AWARENESS TOPICS

 

January 2022: Childhood Obesity Month

The January  Awareness Campaign is Childhood Obesity. Childhood Obesity is a serious problem in the United States , putting children and adolescents at risk for poor health. Although the causes of Childhood Obesity are widespread, certain factors are targeted as major contributors to this epidemic. For this awareness campaign, we have food and nutrition information to help kids get more physical activity and more tips for parents. For more information, visit our website https://www.elcpalmbeach.org/awareness-topics or we can email you the information. 

 

Strategies to Prevent Obesity and Other Chronic Diseases


 

Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans

 

25 Ways To Get Moving At Home

(Clickable Below in English & Spanish)

     

 

Tips for Getting Active Indoors

 

Tips for Busy Days

 

Tips for Getting Active as a Family

 

Tips for Healthy Eating

 

Consejos para aumentar la actividad física dentro del hogar

 

Consejos para aumentar la actividad física en familia

 

 

 

 

 

Other Childhood Obesity Resources:

https://health.gov/moveyourway/get-kids-active

https://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpao/features/childhood-obesity/index.html

https://www.heart.org/en/professional/educator/kids-health-initiatives

https://www.cdc.gov/physicalactivity/activepeoplehealthynation/index.html

https://www.cdc.gov/physicalactivity/how-to-be-physically-active-while-social-distancing.html

https://www.cdc.gov/healthyweight/children/index.html

https://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpao/resources/child-teen-resources.html

https://www.cdc.gov/healthyweight/calories/index.html

 

Spanish Resources:

https://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpao/features/obesidadninos/index.html

https://www.cdc.gov/physicalactivity/como-mantenerse-fisicamente-activo-mientras-se-mantiene-el-distanciamiento-social.html

https://www.cdc.gov/healthyweight/spanish/children/index.html

https://www.cdc.gov/nutrition/infantandtoddlernutrition/index-es.html

https://www.cdc.gov/healthyweight/spanish/calories/index.html

 

 

 

For additional community resources, contact our Child Care Resource and Referral (CCR&R) team at 561-514-3300.

 

These links are to external websites. ELCPBC does not endorse the sites. If you find a link that is broken or leads to unrelated material, please email Contacts@ELCPalmBeach.org.

 

Contact Us

Parents: (561) 514-3300
Providers/Administrative: (561) 214-8000
Boynton Beach Administrative Office Hours: 8:30am to 5pm (Monday-Friday)
Palm Springs & Rivera Beach/Port Center Office Hours: 8am to 5:30pm (Monday-Thursday) 

Special Notice:

If you require Americans with Disabilities Act accommodations to participate in any ELCPBC event or activity, please notify Christie Young, Single Point of Contact, by phone at 561-214-7424 or by email at christie.young@elcpalmbeach.org within at least seven (7) days of the event. Accommodation will be provided at no extra charge.