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Healthy Workplaces: A Healthy Vending Success Story from Colorado Springs

Healthy Workplaces: A Healthy Vending Success Story from Colorado Springs Change is hard. Change can be especially hard when it  comes to vending machine options. Pleasing the palates of employees and patrons is one of many challenges faced by health... Read More

LiveWell Colorado’s HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign Reaches 50 Municipalities

Advancing Healthy Eating & Active Living (HEAL) Policies throughout the State With tensions rising around health care access in the United States, it’s easy to get discouraged. Yet here in Colorado, there’s a growing movement for healthy change that is helping... Read More

Pueblo Attains LiveWell Colorado’s HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign Elite Status

LiveWell Colorado Awards Pueblo the Elite Status for Commitment to Healthy Living LiveWell Colorado is proud to award the Elite Status City recognition to the City of Pueblo. The city achieves this milestone recognition from LiveWell’s HEAL Cities & Towns... Read More

Northglenn Attains LiveWell Colorado’s HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign Elite Status 

LiveWell Awards the City of Northglenn its Highest Recognition for Building a Healthy Community LiveWell Colorado is proud to award the Elite Status City recognition to Northglenn. The city achieves this milestone from LiveWell’s HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign for... Read More

HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign | How Technical Assistance Can Help Your Municipality

How Technical Assistance Can Help Your Municipality Every year, the HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign provides technical assistance to member municipalities across Colorado. In 2016, the Campaign had the opportunity to provide Montrose, Edgewater, and Leadville with technical assistance to... Read More

Lakewood Reaches LiveWell Colorado’s HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign Elite Level 

LiveWell Awards Lakewood its Highest Recognition for Building a Healthy Community LiveWell Colorado is proud to award Elite Status recognition to the City of Lakewood for adopting five policies that help make it a healthy place to live, work and... Read More

HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign Achieves Several Milestones in 2016

2016 was an exciting year for the HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign. The campaign added four new members– Cedaredge, Fort Collins, Nederland, and Mountain View –increasing the total membership to 46 municipalities. In June, Commerce City became the first municipality... Read More

Partnership Spotlight: Colorado Food Systems Hub

Editor’s note: This story was originally posted on the Community Commons blog. The Colorado Food Systems Hub is designed to advance the research, policy, and community engagement work of the 18+ food policy councils across the state. The Colorado Food Policy... Read More

HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign | 2016 HEAL Summit Recap

Cities & Towns Have Big Impact on Residents’ Health This year’s HEAL Summit brought together municipal leaders, LiveWell communities, and public health professionals from around Colorado and the country to discuss strategies for increasing access to healthy eating and active... Read More

HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign | Why Your City Needs a HEAL Committee

Why Your City Needs a HEAL Committee As the HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign has matured over the past three years, LiveWell Colorado has learned how some cities are able to use the Campaign to move HEAL policies and the... Read More