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Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the health, wellness, and fitness of communities, thousands of people at a time.

Want to give back? During the month of December, you can support our community health initiatives and the environment! Go to the HyVee located at 7151 Stacy Lane, Lincoln NE,and purchase a $2.50 red My Heart Reusable Bag and Partnership for a Healthy will receive a $1.00 donation.


THE GIFT OF GOOD HEALTH

Thanks for caring!  Breastfeeding means healthier mom and babies.  Babies who are breastfed the recommended duration have a reduced risk of SIDS (sudden infant death syndrome), ear infections, upper respiratory infections, childhood leukemia, obesity, diabetes, gastrointestinal issues, asthma and more.  Benefits for mom include reduced risk of breast cancer, ovarian cancer, type II diabetes, and postpartum depression.  Thanks to all our donors for their generosity on Giving Tuesday. 


 LNKTV Health Features PHL and Partners Monthly
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Each month, LNKTV Health features community organizations that are making a difference in our community, great nutrition information and tips to make healthy eating easier, unique and fun ways to be active and Bright Sports featuring inspiring work done by local nonprofits to improve community health.

Watch the latest LNKTV Heath production below and visit
LNKTV Health for everything health, wellness, safety, and fitness in our community: 

December 2019 Shape of the City

In the first segment, Lincoln Fire and Rescue has simple tips to stay safe this winter season.

In the second segment,  Safe Kids Lincoln Lancaster County has great tips for keeping your kids safe this winter season.

In the final segment, Nebraska Extension visits a new participant in the Choose Healthy Here program, Amin's Kitchen & Grocery.

Or, watch the whole episode.

Bright Spots: "We Cook" Helps Kids 
 
LNKTV Health highlights community programs that help make a difference in our city.  In this Bright Spot about the WeCook program, kids have fun while learning the kinds of nutrition and fitness activities that will make them healthy for life. 

WeCook promotes physical fitness and teaches at-risk youth and their families how to cook simple, healthy foods and learn more about gardening. 


Partnerships Make a Collective Impact

Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln collaborates with non-profits across the city to improve the wellness of our community. Throughout the year, we feature the work our partners do to impact the health and fitness of our city.  Each month we spotlight the current highlights and happenings of featured partners.  Click on the links to read about them.

December 2019 highlight
Aging Partners
          

Read past highlights here.


Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln, Partners Receive 5 Year, $3.3 CDC Grant

 

In 2018, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention awarded Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln a five-year, $3.3 million REACH grant, one of only 31 awarded nationally. This award will help support coordinated health improvement projects that address significant disparities in health outcomes within Lincoln’s minority communities and low income neighborhoods, through nutrition, physical activity, and aligning healthcare providers and community outreach efforts to connect patients with health resources.