Steps To A Healthier PA
Fayette Luzerne Tioga Tioga
The Steps to a HealthierPA - Tioga County is one of the three counties in Pennsylvania funded through the Steps to a Healthier Pennsylvania program.  Steps to a Healthier Tioga County works to promote healthier lifestyles throughout the county.  We have an active community collaborative that works diligently with schools, businesses, health care providers, and other community organizations to address health promotion and disease prevention issues related to obesity, asthma, and diabetes.  Through an integrated set of community-based chronic disease prevention interventions and activities, Steps to a Healthier PA - Tioga County is working to bring about positive behavior change in the areas of physical activity, nutrition, and tobacco use.  Examples of specific program interventions and activities include:

·         Shape Up Tioga County (with 500 participants this year compared to 50 in prior years)

·         Children’s Health Fair

·         Worksite Wellness Programs

·         Food Service Trainings

·         Obesity Collaborative

·         Asthma Coalition

·         Healthy Families Work Group

·         Summer Recreation and Feeding Program

·         Color Me Healthy