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Toolkits

The following toolkits have been designed for Iowa communities, school, worksites, and pediatric health care providers, and others to improve healthy eating and active living environments. Toolkits are free resources available to all. Please contact the lead staff for questions or additional information.

Toolkit Lead Staff Here is a list of other resources you can use to enhance your efforts in these areas.
A Guide to Implementing Nutrition and Physical Activity Initiatives in Communities
Nutrition and Physical Activity Initiatives Toolkit  Adobe Acrobat Logo
Sarah Taylor Watts
515-242-6709
Body Mass Index Assessment
School Nurse Toolkit  Adobe Acrobat Logo
Cathy Lillehoj
515-242-5913
 
Iowa Walking School Bus Guide  Adobe Acrobat Logo Sarah Taylor Watts
515-242-6709
Nutrition Environment Measures Survey - Vending
http://www.nems-v.com  This item links to an outside page
Carol Voss
515-242-5566
 
Pediatric Obesity Prevention and Health Care Providers - Eat and Play the 5-2-1 Way
http://www.eatplay521.com  This item links to an outside page
Jane Stockton
515-725-2623
 
School & Community
An Apple A Day and Other Small Steps  Adobe Acrobat Logo
Sarah Taylor Watts
515-242-6709
Nutrition and Physical Activity Asset Mapping can be used to help your community identify strengths and areas for improvement for nutrition and physical activity.



Community Action Plan  Adobe Acrobat Logo - a sample action plan to use for putting together your next steps for your community.
School Fundraiser
Go Local, Get Green  Adobe Acrobat Logo
Dennis Haney
515-281-7501
 
Worksite Wellness
Healthy Iowa Worksites Toolkit  Adobe Acrobat Logo
Dennis Haney
515-281-7501
Paycheck Stuffers
Worksite Wellness Tips for Your School
Making Worksite Wellness Work at Your School  Adobe Acrobat Logo
Dennis Haney
515-281-7501
 
Walking Works for Schools
Walking Works for Schools Wellness Toolkit  Adobe Acrobat Logo
Sarah Taylor Watts
515-242-6709