Engaging Partners

 Efforts to engage partners to develop a plan to guide statewide and local action to prevent obesity

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There is no single or simple solution to the obesity epidemic. It’s a complex problem and there has to be a multifaceted approach. Policymakers, state and local organizations, business and community leaders, schools, childcare and healthcare professionals, and individuals must work together to create an environment that supports a healthy lifestyle.

      – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Healthy Palmetto Leadership Council serves as the state coalition of organizations that collectively addresses healthy eating, active living, and healthy weight for the Live Healthy SC State Health Improvement Plan. South Carolina is fortunate to have great momentum around healthy eating and active living. The purpose of Healthy Palmetto is to unify and mobilize healthy eating and active living efforts that create equitable opportunities for all South Carolinians to achieve a healthy weight.

For more information, please visit HEALthy Palmetto.  

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