Healthy Harlingen has seven (7) Workgroups and the Healthy Harlingen Executive Committee is currently actively recruiting for the Fitness and Nutrition Workgroup. If you are interested in becoming a workgroup member and want to make an impact in our community, contact us at email@example.com.
Active Community Design and Policy: To ensure Harlingen has a growing number of sound policies and built environment options in place to support healthy food choices and achievement of physical activity guidelines.
Fitness: To coordinate with other community partners to implement at least one evidence-based fitness program in Harlingen annually.
Healthy Schools: To provide meaningful support such as volunteers, program coordinating, marketing, etc. to HCISD towards their current and future implementation of evidence-based programs in the schools to promote nutrition and physical activity before, during and after school for all children.
Impact and Evaluation: To provide a means for quantitative and qualitative evaluation of the work of the council, to provide insight into goal achievement.
Marketing and Promotion: To coordinate the marketing of wellness in Harlingen, led by Harlingen Parks and Recreation, across community partners and events through mass and social media options.
Nutrition: To coordinate with other community partners to implement at least one evidence-based program in Harlingen annually.
Workplace Wellness: To provide technical assistance and recognition around workplace wellness initiatives and policies to workplaces associated with Harlingen and our citizens.