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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

Find Your Fit

Fit NOLA is made up of six sectors, working together to make New Orleans a healthier city. Take a look to see which sector activity and goal best fits your organization mission or personal passion. Contact Whitney Mitchell for more information.

Community Sector

Sector Goal: Increase awareness and opportunities for physical & nutritional activities and resources in the Greater New Orleans Area.

Current projects: Increasing Fit NOLA newsletter and social media engagement; connecting Fit NOLA with: faith-based communities, neighborhood associations, youth, and seniors.

     

Health Care Sector

 

 

Sector goal: To provide health practitioners with tools to service the community with a focus on fitness and nutrition

Current projects: Connect health care providers with Fit NOLA Smart Phone App as a tool to connect patients with nutrition and physical activity resources.

     

School Sector

Take our Fit NOLA School Based Recreation and Nutrition Survey external link to become a Fit NOLA-certified school. Visit our school sector page for more information and resources.

Sector Goal: Increase access to physical activity and healthy eating opportunities for youth in New Orleans.

Current projects: Completing Fit NOLA School Designations, connecting Orleans parish schools with health resources, and incentivizing schools who complete the assessment.

     

Business Sector

Check out the Business Toolkit  or take our Fit Business Assessment on our Business Sector page.

Sector goal: To inform, educate & support businesses to become health conscious workplaces.

Current projects: Recruiting, certifying, and sustaining engagement of Fit NOLA Businesses.

     

Early Childhood Sector

 

 

Sector Goal: Implement early childhood obesity prevention strategies by developing new and supporting existing initiatives designed to: increase physical activity, promote healthy eating, and encourage and support breastfeeding for children in New Orleans.

Current projects: Breastfeed campaign; helping parents advocate for optimal Childcare standards and provisions related to physical activity and nutrition.

     

Healthy Community Design Sector    

Sector Goal: To facilitate access to nutritional and physical activity by way of community design and the built environment.

Current Projects: Populating Fit NOLA Smart Phone Application with geographical health resource information;  advocating for policies that support healthy community design.

     

 

 
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Last updated: 10/19/2015 10:32:19 AM

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