Welcome to Healthy Waltham
On 1/1/12, Waltham was awarded a grant from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health as part of over $1.5 million designated for Middlesex County from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. These grants help communities tackle the root causes of chronic disease such as poor diet and lack of physical activity. In Waltham, this multi-year grant will enable Healthy Waltham and the City of Waltham to continue our work on health education, outreach, and policy design.
What is Mass in Motion? Mass in Motion (click for the website) is an initiative sponsored by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health which aims to promote wellness and to prevent overweight and obesity in Massachusetts. Better health. It’s your move.
Schools often look to fundraisers as a valuable way to supplement their children’s education. Why not make your fundraiser as healthy as it can be? Too often, bake sales, candy bars, cookie dough and pizza fundraisers can send mixed messages when parents and schools are working to improve school nutrition. …Read More
People love to eat out, but it can be hard to identify the healthier or lower calorie items. The Healthy Dining Program aims to make this a little easier. A statewide program of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, the purpose of the Healthy Dining Program is to encourage local …Read More
Explore the forests, fields, rocks and hills of Stonehurst, the surrounding Storer Conservation Lands, and the new Western Greenway! Join us on October 14 at Stonehurst for an afternoon of healthy Halloween treat alternatives, mask making from fallen leaves, kids’ activities, guided tours, and more. Bring a lunch and blanket …Read More