Wellness Tip: Give Your Water Some Personality

Water Infused RecipesWhat you drink is as important as what you eat. Many beverages contain added sugars and often little or no nutrients, while others may provide nutrients but too much fat and too many calories. Jazz up your water by adding slices of fruit or fresh mint, rosemary, or basil. Try these Tips for Making Better Beverage Choices. For more helpful healthy tips visit wellness.ccs.k12.nc.us.

Better Health – What’s Happening in February

Better Health of Cumberland County

Better Health offers free diabetes and blood pressure screenings as well as diabetes support.  Check out what’s happening oat Better Health during the month of February.

Days Time Location
Tuesday and Thursdays 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Better Health                              1422 Bragg Boulevard   Fayetteville, NC 

Wednesdays                    4:30 pm – 7:00 pm          Gray’s Creek Rec Center                                                                                                    2964 School Road Fayetteville, NC


What is SHAC?

The School Health Advisory Council (SHAC) is an advisory group comprised of community members from the health and education segments of Cumberland County.  Collectively, the council represents the ten components of the Whole School, Whole Community Whole Child, or WSCC model, for addressing health in schools (Physical education and physical activity, nutrition environment and services, health education, social and emotional climate, physical environment, health services, counseling, psychological and social services, employee wellness, community involvement, and family engagement).  The council provides advice to our school system on aspects of school health programs, as well as review and update the local wellness policy.  

SHAC meets at least four times a year.  To learn more about SHAC’s meeting dates, time and location, visit the link below.

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