To increase healthful eating and regular physical activity among children in SLO County by working at each level of the socio-ecological model, through policy, behavioral, and environmental changes to promote and support a healthy lifestyle.
This collaborative meets quarterly and contains 4 groups:
- Coordinating Committee (CC): directs and monitors HEAL-SLO initiatives and strategies.
- Outreach Workgroup: informs the community about HEAL-SLO events or county health-related happenings.
- Policy Workgroup: advocates for policy changes that promote opportunities for healthy eating and active living, work site wellness, and sustainable growth.
- Grants Workgroup: this small group is a resource for HEAL-SLO members who may want to pursue a grant; the group also searches for grants to sustain HEAL-SLO.