Envisioning a healthier Central Florida where people are active, eating healthier foods and connected to each other and their community, Florida Hospital (FH) and the Winter Park Health Foundation (WPHF) have partnered to create and support a new community-based initiative called Healthy Central Florida (HCF). Focused initially on Winter Park, Maitland and Eatonville, the initiative [...]
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The Winter Park Health Foundation has awarded the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce (WPCC) a three-year, $220,745 grant to develop and launch Work Well Winter Park, a comprehensive initiative designed to inspire workplace wellness in local businesses. Work Well Winter Park will demonstrate how the physical work environment provides employers with opportunities to set policies [...]
On February 1, 2011, the City of Winter Park—with a lot of help from community partners and a group of wiggly Lakemont Elementary School kindergartners—officially launched Tobacco-Free Parks month. Together, community leaders and children posted the first of about 80 signs that were to be scattered in city parks announcing Tobacco-Free February and asking visitors [...]
The City of Winter Park has declared February as Tobacco-Free Parks Month. Approved January 24, the Tobacco-Free Parks proclamation is the first of what is expected to be many health-related policy changes and programs inspired by the work of the local ACHIEVE Healthier Communities Leadership Team.