Healthy Living Through Environment, Policy and Improved Clinical Care (EPICC) Program

Health Programs

Program

Focus

Organization

Gold Medal Schools

  • Creating health policies and environment in all Utah schools

Utah Department of Health

A HealthierUS School Challenge

  • Improve the quality of food served

  • Provide students with nutrition and education

  • Provide students with physical education and opportunities for physical activity

USDA Food and Nutrition Service

Let’s Move! Active Schools
  

  • Create a School Health Advisory Council

  • Join the HealthierUS School Challenge

  • Set a good example. Make your school a healthy workplace

  • Incorporate nutrition education and physical education into the school day

  • Plant a garden

AAHPERD
Alliance for a Healthier Generation

Fuel Up to Play 60

  • Increase physical activity

  • Provide nutrient-rich foods

National Dairy Council
National Football League

STEP Express

  • Comprehensive, eight-week program for 4th grade

  • Covers the state core curriculum  

SelectHealth

Safe Routes to School program

  • Provides schools with walking and biking safety

Utah Department of Transportation

Presidential Youth Fitness Program

  • Provides professional development

  • A health-related fitness assessment

  • Recognition to empower students to adopt and maintain an active lifestyle

President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition

Farm to School

  • Connect schools to local farms

  • Supports policies that connect local farmers and consumers

  • www.farmtoschool.org/

USDA Food and Nutrition

Let’s Move Salad Bars to Schools

  • Assist schools to obtain and use salad bars

 

Winning with Asthma

  • 30 minute online program that discusses asthma basics and what to do in case of an asthma attach

Utah Department of Health