The Obesity Taskforce has been tasked with reducing obesity rates in children and adults in Spartanburg County.
of Spartanburg adults are obese.
of Spartanburg adults are physically inactive.
28% of 1st graders, 35% of 3rd graders and 41% of 5th graders in Spartanburg County are either overweight or obese.
Improve access to and opportunities for healthy eating.
Improve access to and opportunities for active living.
Include HealthyCommunity50 & Working Well as prevention strategies.
Increase HE/AL policies and practices in Spartanburg County.
Increased funding/implementation for parks and trails by Spartanburg City and County
Creation of a Mobile (Farmers) Market
$26,687 total SNAP impact at HCFM (January - September 2017)
9 School partners committed to 4 years of intensive healthy improvements
5 childcare centers making improvements to outdoor learning environments
School District 6's 'Farm-to-Cafeteria' Program
School District 7's 'Farm-to-Cafeteria' Program