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CATEGORY ARCHIVE

Through its work, the Winter Park Health Foundation strives to engage residents to make personal changes and adopt healthy lifestyles.  And, we enlist and empower ideas from members of the community who are focused on making their communities healthier places. The focus is on disease prevention and the aim is to energize individuals and communities to identify and implement sustainable actions to address their health concerns.

CYI Supports Student Health and Academic Success

The Coordinated Youth Initiative (CYI) is a school based health and wellness program that works to make our kids healthier, so they can be better students.

WPHF Investment Illustrates Importance of OCPS Partnerships

The Coordinated Youth Initiative, our school based health and wellness programs, work to make students happier and healthier.

Healthy Central Florida Launches Walks to Build Health

Walking is a great way to stay active, be social and have fun. Join Healthy Central Florida for their weekly walks.

Brain Up! Encourages Brain Health for All Ages

Brain health is a national issue and Brain Up Florida is working to keep our brains health here at home.

Get Ready For Mayor's Sole Challenge

The Mayors' Sole Challenge is a fun, family-friendly competition to see which community can bring out the most walkers for a heart healthy 30-minute walk.

New Grant Supports Innovative Brain Health Initiative

It is never too early or late to protect your brain as a new Alzheimer's Association initiative is teaching Central Floridians.

WPHS Teacher Wins Healthy Central Florida Challenge, and Trip to Dr. Oz Show

Marketing teacher Meg Pietkiewicz won the Dr. Oz challenge and received a trip to New York City to see a taping of the show.

Faith Community Programs Boost Health of all Ages

Local faith communities have successfully launched a wide range of programs designed to promote whole person health.

Buddy Program Benefits Seniors and Students

Students buddy up with seniors in Eatonville to walk together.