10 Health TV Features PHL and Partners Monthly -  meet our partners
 

 

 

Each month,10 Health TV's Shape of the City program features community health projects funded by the recent $2M Partnership to Improve Community Health grant from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) awarded to Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln and partners.  Watch the latest segments here: 

February 2016
City of Lincoln, LPS Wellness
City engineers and local bike commuters talk about the new N Street protected bike lane; LPS Wellness talks about healthy Valentine's Day treats.

Outdoor Winter Fun
Winter Running 1
Winter Running 2
Winter Running 3

Three segments on the fun of winter running, dressing properly, preparing, and cross training
Cross Country Skiing
UNL Outdoor Adventures gives tips on cross country skiing

January 2016
NE Sports Council, YMCA, LPS
NE Sport Council, the Lincoln YMCAs, and LPS discuss ways of staying fit and healthy over the wnter months

December 2015
Lincoln Lancaster County Health Dept. WIC Program
WIC talks about their programs in support of women, babies, and families, including breastfeeding support.


November 2015
LPS Wellness and Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln (PHL)  
LPS and PHL talk about balancing caloric intake with physical activity for kids.

 


        We Did It! 

                 Community Update
                     LPS Kids More Fit,
                   at Healthier Weights

The numbers are in.  Obesity rates are down and fitness levels are up!  We've reached the Healthy People 2020 goal of reducing obesity rates in school children 6 years ahead of schedule.

Read about the combined efforts of Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln, the LPS Wellness Program, and our coalition of partners who are working together to help our children live longer, healthier lives.  View or download the Community Update here.

 


Foundation singles out city, Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln, LPS Wellness Program, LLCHD, WorkWell

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), America’s largest philanthropy devoted solely to the public's health, has recognized the city of Lincoln, the work of Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln and our partners, WorkWell, Lincoln Lancaster County Health Department, and the LPS Wellness Program, for progress made locally in addressing the nationwide obesity epidemic.  The foundation recently committed $500M over ten years to target childhood obesity across the country, bringing their investment total since 2007 to $1B to reverse childhood obesity rates. Read their article about Lincoln.

 

 


  • A multiyear collaboration between community non-profits and Lincoln Public Schools is lowering obesity and improving the physical fitness of Lincoln's school children! Read more.....

  • Sugar sweetened beverages are the number one source of excess calories leading to overweight and obesity. Learn more about what beverages you should choose…

  • PHL is offering Mini-Grant funds for variety of health and physical activity based projects and programs with the CLC setting. To learn more about the Mini-Grant request for proposals click here.