One in three children in the United States are overweight or obese. Childhood obesity puts kids at risk for health problems that were once seen only in adults, like type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease. The good news is that childhood obesity can be prevented. The Arizona Department of Health Services developed the Empower program to promote healthy environments in licensed child care facilities. For more information click here.
The Arizona Empower Program, 2013-2015