The Kentucky Department for Public Health’s Physical Activity and Nutrition Program focuses on preventing obesity by supporting policy and environmental strategies to make healthy eating and active living accessible and affordable for everyone in Kentucky.
We have collaborated with many partners on statewide initiatives, including:
Kentucky has received funding through The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
to support chronic disease prevention by coordinating efforts that control diabetes, heart disease and stroke, prevent obesity and promote school health. The strategies to prevent these health conditions focus on creating healthy environments in worksites, schools, early childhood education facilities, state and local government agencies, and in the community.