Check out all the great work of the Healthy Communities Initiative!
The Onondaga County Health Department’s Sodium Reduction in Communities Program and Syracuse University collaborated to have Chef Bill Collins demonstrate cooking with less or no salt at SU’s Learning Café and Kitchens. Those who attended learned about using spices … Read More
In 2016, the Onondaga County Health Department began work with CENTRO to create policy, environmental, and practice changes to improve the health of CENTRO’s 465 employees, many of whom are Syracuse residents. Using results from an employee survey of healthy … Read More
The New York State (NYS) Department of Health (DOH) is pleased to announce the release of a new Information for Action (IFA) report based on data from the 2016 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS). The report “Percentage of Adults … Read More
Implementing strong school nutrition policies is associated with healthier weight trajectories in middle school students, according to a new study by researchers at the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity at the University of Connecticut and the Yale School … Read More
The New York State Department of Health (NYS DOH) is pleased to announce the release of four new Health Impact Statements: Increasing Physical Activity at Schools in New York State Improving Nutrition at Schools in New York State Implementing Food … Read More