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Healthy and Active Before 5

Preventing obesity through healthy eating and active play.

To protect our children from the growing health crisis of obesity, Kaiser Permanente, First 5 and Families CAN joined together with Contra Costa Health Services to form Healthy and Active Before 5--a collaborative effort to develop a countywide action plan to address the problems of early childhood obesity.

Goal of Healthy and Active Before 5

The goal of Healthy and Active Before 5 is to create a healthier Contra Costa by increasing options and support for healthy and active living in our county, focusing on positive, healthy alternatives and supportive environments.

The Healthy and Active Before 5 Collaborative

Families CAN (Coalition for Activity & Nutrition) is a coalition of organizations and residents of Contra Costa County advocating and promoting healthy lifestyles through nutrition and physical activity for families and children.

Kaiser Permanente, founded in 1945, is a nonprofit integrated health care organization that provides high-quality care to patients and addresses the health care needs of the communities we serve.

Contra Costa Health Services cares for and improves the health of all people in Contra Costa County with special attention to those who are most vulnerable to health problems.

First 5 Contra Costa strives to makes a difference in the lives of children, ages 0 to 5, and their families by investing in local programs and services designed to help children reach their greatest potential in school and life.

Join Healthy and Active Before 5 and help us improve the health and quality of life of our children. For more information, call 925-313-4694.