Nutrition and Physical Activity

Initiatives and Resources

Health promotion activities at the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) are funded through a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) collaborative grant: State Public Health Actions to Prevent and Control Diabetes, Heart Disease, Obesity, and Associated Risk Factors and Promote School Health. The purpose of the grant is to increase access to healthy foods and beverages and increase physical activity access and outreach. The health promotion work is conducted through the Bureau of Nutrition and Health Promotion at IDPH.