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Nutrition and Physical Fitness
The Department of Health’s (DOH) Community Health Administration (CHA) Nutrition and Physical Fitness Bureau (NPFB) would like to cordially invite stakeholders to participate in the development of three major FY 2016 State Plan of Program Operations including; The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC), the Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (FMNP), and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program: Nutrition Education and Obesity Grant Program (SNAP-Ed).
Please let us know via email by May 5th if you are willing to participate by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information on SNAP-Ed’s goals and objectives for FY2015/2016, please select the SNAP-Ed State Plan (Abridged Version) below:
- Food and Nutrition - The Department of Health offers a number of programs to help DC residents to choose and get the foods they need to be healthy.
- Physical Fitness - The Department of Health supports a number of initiatives to encourage DC residents to engage in physical activity as a way to improve and maintain their health.
- Obesity - The Department of Health is engaged in a number of activities to address obesity in the District of Columbia with an emphasis on supporting low-income residents to eat healthier and be more physically active.
- Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) - The WIC Program improves the lifelong health and nutrition of pregnant women, new mothers (breastfeeding and non-breastfeeding), infants and children. Learn how WIC can help you.