We offer a wealth of resources to prevent and control obesity in your community setting. These tools can help you build or improve nutrition and physical activity programs.
Program Resources (PDF)—Find general resources and those on specific topics.
Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity—Access links to tools and resources for a variety of settings, such as:
- Active communities
- Early care and education
- Food systems, including growing, processing, distributing, and consuming foods
- Health care
Reports and Data—Access state and national data on adults and youth. Understand the problem and effects from overweight and obesity.
Active Early, P-00280 —This kit focuses on physical activity. It supports good physical health for children in early care and education settings. Available in English and Spanish.
Got Access? P-00341 (PDF)—A guide for improving access to fruits and vegetables in local communities. Local coalitions, community groups, and others can use this guide. Help your community make fruits and vegetables for more available and accessible.
Got Veggies? P-00228—This curriculum is garden-based. The toolkit offers nutrition education to get children to eat more fresh fruits and vegetables. Available in English and Spanish.
Got Dirt? P-40112—Provides simple, step-by-step plans for starting a garden. The toolkit can be used in school, community, and child care settings. Never gardened? Don’t worry, the kit contains plenty of tips from garden experts. It also shares success stories from around the state. Available in English and Spanish.
Order Up Healthy, P-00562 (PDF)—This toolkit addresses the food environments in and around restaurants in Wisconsin. For use by local coalitions, community leaders, and other public health practitioners. This tool can help you make healthier food and drinks more available and accessible.
Check Out Healthy, P-00566 (PDF)—A toolkit to address the food environments in and around food stores. Local coalitions, local community leaders and other public health practitioners can use this guide. It can help make healthier food and drinks more available and accessible.
Ten Steps to Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care Centers, P-00022—A resource kit for child care providers and community groups. Offers strategies to promote, protect, and support those who breastfeed. Child care center staff can earn continuing education units. Available in English and Spanish.
Physical Education—Access the Active Schools Core 4+ toolkit. It can help you assess your school’s physical activity offerings. It includes five key strategies to help reach the goal of 60 minutes of physical activity per day for students.
Active Community Toolkit, P-00036—Helps communities use proven strategies to create environments that encourage physical activity. The kit walks you through a six-step process. Also available in a print-friendly version.
Worksite Wellness Resource Kit—Build effective strategies to improve your employees’ health. The kit walks you through the process to start or enhance a worksite wellness program.
What Works in Worksites, P-40133 (PDF)—This series of two- to four-page papers gives strategy summaries. Includes evidence-based and promising ideas to help people eat healthier and be more active.