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Case Study: Community Fitness Initiative Helps Lower Childhood Obesity Rates

Details key steps and lessons learned of community stakeholders in Lexington, Nebraska, regarding an initiative aimed at reducing local childhood obesity rates. Using a partnership approach, leaders at Lexington Regional Health Center successfully implemented a community-wide program, the Community Fitness Initiative (CFI), to reduce obesity rates in area schools.
Bryan Health, City of Lexington Nebraska, Lexington Community Foundation, Lexington Public Schools, Lexington Regional Health Center
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Children and youth · Community engagement and volunteerism · Networking and collaboration · Obesity and weight control · Schools · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Nebraska