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Healthy Lifestyle

10 Steps to a Healthier You

10 Steps to a Healthier You is a three-workshop series that promotes overall health and wellness. It is free for parents, caregivers, and early learning providers. The workshops provide practical information on how to build healthy home habits by focusing on nutrition, sleep, exercise, and stress management. 

Double Up Food Bucks

FIRST 5 invests in Double Up Food Bucks, a pilot project to help families participating in the CalFresh program by matching funds to provide better access to more affordable fresh fruits and vegetables. The pilot is currently operating in five-county grocery stores. The pilot’s goal is to develop a statewide, permanently funded healthy food incentive program integrated into the CalFresh program at farmers’ markets and grocery stores.

Early Childhood Obesity (Phase 1)

The strategic goals of the Early Childhood Obesity Prevention Strategic Plan 2008-2015 (Phase 1) was to create and enhance environments in Santa Clara County communities where healthy eating and physical activity are accessible, affordable, and appealing.

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Early Childhood Obesity (Phase 2)

The Early Childhood Obesity Prevention Strategic Plan 2016-2019 (Phase 2) continued to expand the Phase 1 strategic goals and enhance the environments in Santa Clara County communities. Phase 2 focused on increasing access to drinking water, healthy eating, and physical activity, and expanding learning opportunities for providers and families.

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