Driving to work in Winchester, Gina Lang noticed a scenic piece of farmland right across from Wal-Mart. That, she thought, would be a great place to walk. Lang joined Kristian Wagner, Health Education Coordinator of the Clark County Health Department
Berea’s Journey to a More Walkable CommunityBerea’s streets, like those in other Kentucky communities, were designed with cars in mind. So how did this Madison County community make sure children could safely walk home from school? According to Mayor Steve
Everybody Has a Role in Obesity PreventionThere are many remarkable things happening across the state to be Kentucky Proud of—consistently ranking as one of the most obese states across all ages is not one of them.One in three children is
FRANKFORT, KY (Dec. 2, 2015) – Multiple counties across the state have been awarded grants from the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) to help fight obesity and inactivity in their communities, DPH announced today. Funding for the grant awards
Are you interested in making your community more walkable? The Kentucky Department for Public Health has partnered with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet to provide training and technical assistance to communities who are ready to begin planning for pedestrian improvements. Watch
Take the first step to making your community more walkable. The Kentucky Department for Public Health, Healthy Communities Grant Program is seeking applications from local health departments and their partners to develop a community pedestrian plan that supports accessible and
The State Indicator Report on Physical Activity, 2014 shows that physical activity among adults and high school students is higher in some states than others. Overall, most states have some environmental and policy supports in place that encourage physical activity.