Across the country and right here in Rochester, organizations are dedicated to helping families lead healthier, happier lives.
Greater Rochester Health Foundation
HEALTHACTION Priorities for Monroe County
Monroe County Department of Health
New York State Department of Health
American Academy of Pediatrics
American Diabetes Association
American Heart Association
American Obesity Association
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Basketball Association (NBA)
National Football League (NFL)
National Institutes of Health
National Heart Lung and Blood Institute
Obesity in Children
The Alliance for a Healthier Generation
Trust for America's Health
United States Department of Agriculture
United States Department of Health and Human Services
By visiting this website you've already taken the hardest step there is toward helping your kids. Because it means you know that if you don't take action today, they could face an unhealthy tomorrow. We're here to help you do just that, with tips, tools and advice that encourage your kids to eat well and stay active. It's really pretty easy. What is 5•2•1•0?
Find easy-to-use tips that can help you become the Healthy Hero in your family. Also, meet Healthy Heroes in our community who are making small changes to create a big difference.
What is "Active Play?" Find ways to get the entire family involved and locate safe places around town where kids can enjoy more heart-pumping play!
Eat fruit, lose the fries. Replace soda with skim milk. Learn more about healthy choices and shopping smart. Find quick, healthy recipes you can make at home. Easy tips for making meaningful changes.
Get access to local and national resources that will help your efforts to raise healthier kids. Also, see Healthy Hero in the news. Find pediatricians in the Rochester community.