Snapshots from the first Play Day in Enfield.
Efforts to reduce childhood obesity and improve the overall health of Halifax and Northampton county residents continue with the added component of a new initiatives that encompass a wide cross-section of the areas.
Community leaders across two counties introduced a new campaign Thursday to aid area residents to become healthier.
The Roanoke Valley Community Health Initiative is focused on helping people, particularly children, be more active and more aware of healthful eating. The consortium of 36 entities includes schools, health organizations, churches and more.
Campaign Provides Education, Recreation, and Access to Reduce Childhood Obesity
ROANOKE RAPIDS, NC (August 12, 2014)—The Roanoke Valley Community Health Initiative (RV-CHI) will kick off the “Get Fit, Stay Fit Roanoke Valley” campaign to promote healthy eating and active living among children, families and individuals in Halifax and Northampton Counties.