The Health Initiative


Read more about the initiative to create healthy schools & communities.

Creating Healthy Schools & Communities is a public health initiative to reduce major risk factors of obesity, diabetes, and other chronic diseases. The goal is to implement multi-component evidence-based policies, place-based strategies, and promising practives to increase demand for and access to healthy, affordable foods and opportuniteis for daily physical activity for all New Yorkers. 

Participating Schools & Communities

  • Clifton-Fine Central School
  • Gouverneur Central School
  • Massena Central School
  • Norwood-Norfolk Central School
  • Ogdensburg Central School District
    & other associated communities

For School Related Activities

Contact Sarah Bentley-Garfinkel

For Community Related Activities

Contact Karen Bage


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