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Knowledge And Resources

Schools - Healthy Living

Health Education Council’s Healthy Schools Team has compiled and created resources to help students, parents, and families continue practicing healthy eating and active living habits during the COVID-19 pandemic and shelter-in-place orders. See below to access our family newsletters, video resources, and more!

Family Newsletters

HEC has created these newsletters to provide families with tips to stay healthy while staying at home. Click the link to find information and resources regarding mental and physical health.

Newsletters will be updated regularly on our website!

Harvest of the Month Recipe Videos

Click the links below to watch our Harvest of the Month Recipe videos and learn how to make simple and healthy recipes at home!

Healthy School Policies

HEC's Healthy Schools Team works closely with Sacramento City Unified School District, Twin Rivers Unified School District, and Robla School District to strengthen their wellness policies, ensuring health and wellness is a priority at all school sites throughout the districts.

HEC provides trainings and technical assistance for schools to assist with implementing their district’s wellness policy and adopting additional policies and practices that support healthy eating and active living.

Our team specializes in

  • Smarter Lunchrooms,
  • Breakfast After the Bell,
  • Active Recess,
  • Rethink Your Drink and strategies for incorporating physical activity throughout the school day.

HEC also works with high school youth to select and implement research projects that will create healthy change in their school and/or community.