More funding coming to Indiana to address heart disease, stroke, diabetes, school health and worksite wellness. It is anticipated Indiana will receive a little more than $1.7 million to help combat obesity and prevent heart disease and stroke. To read more about this new funding, please visit the link below.
Here is a link to further information about State Public Health Actions to Prevent and Control Diabetes, Heart Disease, Obesity and Associated Risk Factors and Promote School Health.
CDC supports efforts nationwide to reduce the risk factors associated with childhood and adult obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. Through a federal grant, all 50 states and the District of Columbia receive funds to help prevent these chronic diseases. Thirty-two states receive extra funds to enhance their program and to reach more people. This program focuses on healthy environments in workplaces, schools, early childhood education facilities, and in the community. This program also focuses on working through health systems and communities to reduce complications from multiple chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. The goal is to make healthy living easier for all Americans. To read more about this prevention funding, please visit this link.