Engaging the community to improve

children's health in Hampton Roads

Obesity Prevention

The CINCH Obesity Prevention workgroup is committed to reducing and preventing childhood obesity through education and policy change promotion. We currently have a number of obesity-focused projects underway; you can read more about our projects below. Visit our Resources page for tools and more information on materials associated with the projects.


Current Projects


 

Reduce Sugary Drink Consumption!

CINCH has developed the #RevYourBev757 education campaign which aims to promote healthy lifestyles by choosing healthy beverages instead of sugary drinks.

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Take the Pledge to Reduce Sugary Drinks Now!

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#RevYourBev757 has many educational materials, including tips for parents, flavored water receipes, and activities for kids! 

All #RevYourBev757 Materials.pdf

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Schedule a #RevYourBev757 Presentation

The #RevYourBev757 education campaign has a 30 minute interactive presentation for children and adolescents (elementary to middle school aged). Contact CINCH@evms.edu for more information.

This campaign supports the Rev Your Bev project, an initiative of Y Street, Virginia’s largest youth-led movement. Y Street is a program of the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth. For more information about the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth, visit www.VFHY.org.

 

What's Happening

Obesity Prevention Workgroup
Meets the second Wednesday of each month at 12:30pm

Respiratory Health Workgroup
Meets the third Wednesday of each month from 9-10:30 am

Healthy Start/Healthy Families Workgroup
Meets the third Wednesday of each month at 1:30 pm

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