Jay eyes program to address obesity

In 2014, the Florida Department of Health created the Healthy Community Champions Recognition Program to recognize communities for taking a Health in All Policies approach.

This comprehensive planning was meant to address, in part, the growing problem of obesity. The Town of Jay recently applied for this designation. An announcement of all qualifying county and municipal governments will be made by the Healthiest Weight Florida Campaign in November 2019.

“The Santa Rosa County Health Department has encouraged all city and county governments to apply for the 2019 Community Champions Recognition...