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Creating Healthy Places Coordinator Makes Presentation

November 27, 2012
The Post-Journal

Janet Forbes, right, Creating Healthy Places project coordinator, pictured with Tillie Solomonson, right, Lakewood Chautauqua South Rotary president, gave an overview of the program at a recent meeting. Creating Healthy Places is a project paid for by the state Department of Health focusing on primary prevention of chronic diseases including statistics for obesity, diabetes and other diseases. Ms. Forbes is working with schools, communities, churches and other nonprofit organizations to create policy, systems and environmental changes to increase access to healthy foods in order to prevent these diseases and to have opportunities for physical activity.

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