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Virtual Healthy School (VHS)

Document/Tool

posted by Research Admin 1 on 2 April 2019

The Centre for Disease Control has produced a number of tools to assist the US education sector improve children's health.  

  • Schools play a critical role in promoting the health and safety of young people and helping them establish lifelong healthy behavior patterns. To have the most positive effect on the health outcomes of young people, government agencies, community organizations, schools, and other community members must work together through a collaborative and comprehensive approach.
  • Visit CDC’s Virtual Healthy School to see a School Wellness Team at work to improve policies to support school nutrition and physical activity using the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) model: https://www.cdc.gov/healthyschools/wscc/index.htm