Champaign-Urbana Public Health District

Dr. Howard School Partners with the CUPHD to Fight the National Crisis of Obesity in Children

Tuesday - Oct 09, 2007

Second Year of Partnership Promotes Progressive Healthy School Changes - Including Annual Fundraising Efforts

Champaign, IL - Dr. Howard Elementary School has partnered for the second year with the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District (CUPHD) in the implementation of the highly successful Coordinated Approach To Child Health (CATCH) Program. The CATCH Program is a multi-component program that promotes positive healthy behaviors in students and emphasizes the need for a healthy lifestyle to improved both living and learning. CATCH has three core
components - nutrition, physical activity, and health education.

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