August 2013 - Back To School Resources


From Franklin County Public Health:

Water First for Thirst

The original sports drink. With no sugar, fat, calories or cholesterol, water is good for the body.


Plan Now for Back to School Vaccines

Before school begins, parents should contact their medical provider to check on their child’s vaccines and to bring them up-to-date.


Mosquito Season: Preventing West Nile Virus

Prevent and protect against mosquitoes and West Nile Virus.


Breastfeeding Awareness Month

Everyone can do their part to support breastfeeding moms.


From The YMCA:

Lean more about YMCA Child Care here.

From Giant Eagle:

Cooking guide for Cooking with Kids:

Tasty Ideas for Fruits and vegetables:

Healthy Summer Snacks:

Healthy Habits for Kids and Teens:

Children’s Food Allergies:

Store Tours/Aisle Excursions- Get Schooled on Better-for-You Choices: