Utilize these free social media posts and videos to educate South Dakotans about heart disease, stroke, and diabetes prevention.
Using these downloadable resources, a resident, group or community leader can survey and report on the safety and walkability of a street, intersection or neighborhood.
Learn what walkability is, why it matters and how to create more access to walkable areas. Learn the basics of starting a walking program and find lots of resources to help make walking easy and fun for everyone.
Developed to help make it easier to choose the right snacks at vending machines & snack bars.
With chronic diseases as the leading preventable public health issues throughout South Dakota, communities have a unique opportunity to converge to address these taxing afflictions and their long-term impact. You, your organization, and your community partners all have a unique opportunity to understand the factors that determine your community’s health status and will experience the benefits of collaborative health improvement planning.
A resource developed to assist SD communities in creating access and opportunities for increasing physical activity among residents of all ages and abilities.
The purpose of this toolkit is to make it easier for South Dakota primary care providers to address the obesity epidemic with their patients as well as assist in developing their own approach to the management of obesity.
This toolkit is designed for RDs who want to talk with their adult patients and clients about achieving the recommended levels of physical activity and developing healthy lifestyles. It will assist all RDs in determining how providing physical activity guidance to clients and patients may fit within their individual scope of practice.
CDC resource to help worksites increase physical activity among employees. Provides employers interested in establishing or expanding their wellness programs with easy and understandable steps on how to increase the physical activity of employees in the workplace. Download the complete guide, or view it on CDC’s Healthier Worksite Initiative section.
CDC, in collaboration with Shape America (formerly AAHPERD), developed a step-by-step-guide for schools and school districts to develop, implement, and evaluate comprehensive school physical activity programs.
To promote the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans and support youth physical activity, CDC and several partner organizations developed the Youth Physical Activity Guidelines Toolkit, which highlights strategies that schools, families, and communities can use to support youth physical activity.
This booklet gives teens small and doable steps that may help them get healthier.
Additional information about the action guide can be found at CDC’s Healthy Communities Program site.