Physical Activity and Nutrition Program


To promote health and prevent chronic disease through good nutrition and physical activity throughout the life course.

What we do

  • Provide training and individualized technical assistance on developing and implementing Complete Streets to Rhode Island municipalities.
  • Support Health Equity Zone (HEZ) grantees and partners with data and best practices, training, technical assistance, and funding to implement comprehensive obesity prevention initiatives.
  • Provide RIDOH review, input, and approval and/or recommendations for School District Wellness policies.
  • Increase the number of middle and high school students that implement the Presidential Youth Fitness Program (PYFP) and a Comprehensive School Physical Activity Program (CSPAP).

Our Programs