A non-profit in Northern Kentucky is among seven organizations across the state selected for a new health initiative.
Fitness for Life Around Grant County will look for new ways to reduce chronic disease among children as they grow into adults.
The foundation for a Healthy Kentucky is putting $3 million into an effort to reduce chronic disease among children as they grow into adults.
The foundation's president, Susan Zepeda, said the goal is help communities make positive changes in policies and services to help children grow into healthy adults.
The other organizations receiving funding include the Clinton County School District, Foundation for Appalachian Kentucky's Perry County Wellness Coalition; Green River Area Development District's Partnership for a Healthy McLean County; Healthy Kids, Healthy Communities program in Ashland; Kentucky River Community Care in Breathitt County; and the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness.
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