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Self-motivation and individual change is to be applauded, but the Winter Park Health Foundation recognizes that policy and environmental change can also inspire citizens to take steps to live healthier. Well aware that behavior is affected by environments, we support efforts by child care centers, schools, businesses and communities to implement policies that make it easier for people to make and sustain healthy choices.

Step it Up...it's important & fun!

Earlier this month, the U.S. Surgeon General issued a Call to Action for our nation to “Step It Up”. In our local communities, Healthy Central Florida is promoting walkable communities and offering fun ways to get in the action.

Culture of Good Health Grows at Morning Star School

When students at Morning Star school return to class August 17,…

HCF Announces $25,000 in Mini-Grants

Healthy Central Florida (HCF) has announced the 11 winners of…

Local Leaders Host White House Conference on Aging Watch Party

Seventy five Central Floridians, intent on learning more about…

WPHF Staff Update

Lisa Portelli, Winter Park Health Foundation Program Director…

Area’s First Transportation Health Impact Assessment Underway

MetroPlan Orlando, with WPHF and UCF, is examining the health impact of transportation options between UCF’s main campus and the proposed downtown campus.

Breathe Free Winter Park Launches

It's a voluntary campaign created by Healthy Central Florida to encourage smoke-free dining on restaurant patios.

WPHF Participates in Road Safety Audit

The U.S. DOT has launched a campaign to cut pedestrian and bike injuries, including road safety audits in every state.

Fall Conference to Focus on Needs of Seniors

The conference will feature ways local businesses and communities can become more age friendly.