Nebraska Healthy Schools
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has awarded the Nebraska Department of Education (NDE) $365,000 (annually for five years) to improve the health of the state’s kindergarten through 12th grade students. The project will improve student health and academic achievement through nutrition, physical activity, and the management of chronic health conditions in schools.
Four Local Health Departments (LHDs) are developing capacity and supporting 8 priority school districts. They are...
Northeast Nebraska Public Health Department
- Umo Ho Nation Public Schools
- Wakefield Community Schools
- Wayne Community Schools
- Winnebago Public Schools
Panhandle Public Health District
- Gordon-Rushville Public Schools
South Heartland District Health Department
- Harvard Public Schools
- Hastings Public Schools
East Central District Health Department
- Schuyler Community Schools
NALHD is one of NDE's partners in this project, along with the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Children’s Hospital & Medical Center, and the Society of Health & Physical Educators (SHAPE) Nebraska.
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