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Healthiest Weight Florida works together with many agencies and organizations on different activities for each of its five strategies.

Explore the activities below to learn what Healthiest Weight Florida is doing and find out how you may be able to get involved.

Baby Steps to Baby Friendly Initiative

The Florida Department of Health is committed to creating supportive environments for breastfeeding. Healthiest Weight Florida is partnering with 27 hospitals in 15 counties to enhance hospital maternity care practices that support and promote breastfeeding.

Small Steps to Living Healthy

Finding success in healthy weight isn’t always easy, but it helps to take small steps. Small Steps to Living Healthy is an email-based program that allows Floridians to sign up for weekly tips and tricks delivered directly to their inbox.

Healthy Community Champions Recognition Program

A program that recognizes municipalities and counties that have implemented “best practice” policies to create healthier communities.

Nature Play “Prescription” Pilot Program

A partnership encouraging physical activity in Florida’s beautiful state parks.

Maintain, Don’t Gain

The Florida Department of Health is teaming up with North Carolina State University to offer the Maintain, Don’t Gain! Holiday Challenge. Rather than focusing on trying to lose weight, this FREE seven-week challenge provides participants with tips, tricks, and ideas to help maintain your weight throughout the holiday season.

Every Kid Healthy™ Week

Healthy kids are better learners! Every Kid Healthy™ Week is an annual observance created to celebrate school health and wellness achievements. Observed during the last week of April each year, this special week shines a spotlight on the link between nutrition, physical activity and learning–because healthy kids learn better!

Healthiest Weight Florida: A Life Course Approach

Healthiest Weight Florida is pleased to announce the availability of a free, 2-credit Continuing Medical Education (CME) course, Healthiest Weight: A Life Course Approach.

Breastfeeding Awareness Month

A campaign to promote breastfeeding as a vital health activity.

Ticket to Health

This resource highlights 17 Florida theme parks and zoos that make the healthier choice the easiest choice for Floridians.

Fall into Healthy Habits

Fall is a great time of year to enjoy the outdoors with friends and family. Being outside encourages active lifestyles by decreasing time spent in front of a television or computer screen. Spending time outside also has mental health benefits such as stress reduction and mood elevation. Here are some ideas to help you have more fun this season.

Weight of the Nation Viewings

An opportunity for staff development and education on the consequences and causes of unhealthy weight.

Living Healthy in Florida

A multi-agency campaign to promote healthy lifestyles in our state.

Healthy Emergency Food

This project provides resources and information to help you and your loved ones prepare emergency food supply kits this hurricane season.

Healthy Campfire Cooking Program

Taught by Florida Park Rangers, the Healthy Campfire Cooking program is designed to create opportunities for park visitors to try healthier camping foods while learning new recreational skills.

Activities Archive

Past Healthiest Weight Florida activities.

Healthiest Weight Florida is a public-private collaboration bringing together state agencies, not for profit organizations, businesses, and entire communities to help Florida's children and adults make choices about healthy eating and active living.