Data & Links
This page contains links to local, state, and national information for overweight, obesity, and physical activity.

Toolkits & Publications
The Initiative makes available publications and toolkits to guide and educate community leaders and stakeholders in the creation and implementation of healthy policies.

Policy Clearinghouse
The policy clearinghouse highlights policies in each domain making healthy eating and physical activity options more readily available in San Diego County.

Events & Presentations
The Initiative is committed to convening stakeholders for workshops, trainings, and other events to focus on the role each sector of the community can play in creating healthier food and physical activity environments for San Diego County children and families.

Domain-specific Resources
The San Diego County Childhood Obesity Initiative provides resources that pertain to partners in each of the seven domains that work within our structure.  These resources are topic-specific that may be used by partners for promotional and educational purposes. 

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Quick Facts

  • Overweight children are far more likely to be obese as adults (California Center of Public Health Advocacy, 2009)
  • If today‚Äôs current trend continues, it is anticipated that 1 in 3 children born in the US after the year 2000 will develop type 2 diabetes (American Diabetes Association, 2009).
  • In 2006 alone, overweight; obesity; and physical inactivity cost California $41 billion in healthcare and productivity loss

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Physical Activity and Nutrition Database

A free "one stop shop" for programs and services in nutrition, healthy weight, physical activity, and diabetes.

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Kaiser Permanente County of San Diego

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California Health Improvement Partners

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