January 8, 2016
As the County strives to be a healthy place for individuals to live, work, and play, it is imperative that healthy choices are available to support this vision. As a County, we want to ensure that we support healthy offerings for both our staff and our residents, as a means to reduce negative health impacts.
Unhealthy foods have been found to increase the risk of obesity, heart disease, and diabetes. Although positive changes have been made over the years, food currently available in vending machines, offered or sold at county-sponsored events does not always include healthy options. This policy will promote an awareness regarding the benefits of good nutrition and create a positive environment to foster healthy eating choices.
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