Resources

Find Healthy Options

York County has many healthy options to help you lead a healthier life. From farmer’s markets to trails, you can find what you need here.

Options for Action

Options for Action is a clearinghouse of strategies, best practices, and promising practices for implementing policy, systems, and environmental change on the local level. The resources found on this page address multiple components of healthy eating, active living, and equity.

Healthy Back to School Lunch & Snack Ideas from ESMMYC Leadership

by Elizabeth W. Duda York County, SC (Aug. 7, 2019) Get ready to go back to school! In this CN2 Today segment, the Eat Smart Move More York County (ESMMYC) leadership team presents healthy snack and lunch options that kids can prepare. Also hear about the “Healthy...

Bike/Ped Project Plans for Residents to Support

by Elizabeth W. Duda York County (Jun. 15, 2019) The Bike/Ped Coalition of York County wants residents to know how to support pedestrian/bicycle projects. Plans and policies already exist that support York County and its communities becoming more bicycle and...

Open Community Use Toolkit Is Updated!

SC (Oct. 2018) SC Department of Health and Environmental Control Division of Nutrition, Obesity and Physical Activity and Eat Smart Move More South Carolina worked together to update the toolkit, "Breaking Barriers to Physical Activity through Open Community Use."...

Employers can create healthy work environments

Picture this: You arrive at work on Monday morning and your boss has surprised the staff with donuts and coffee for the weekly staff meeting. Later that day, you attend a lunch meeting at a partner organization. On the menu: pizza, cookies, and soda. Sound familiar?...

6 Apps Turning Exercise into Gameplay

(March 8, 2016) Need some motivation to start, continue or amp up your fitness routine? Mobile apps keep you engaged and entertained while exercising. Here’s a list of entertaining health and fitness apps that literally turn exercise into a game. By including gaming...

The statewide map of SC Fruit and Vegetable Outlets has arrived

Information based on the 2015 South Carolina Fruit and Vegetable Outlet Inventory Partners from the SC Department of Health and Environmental Control, the SC Department of Agriculture, the SC Department of Social Services, and the SC Association of Farmers Markets...