Alameda County Nutrition Services

Alameda County Nutrition Services

OUR VISION: We envision that all people live in safe, connected neighborhoods that offer fresh, affordable foods, are choosing active healthy lifestyles and are engaged in their communities.

OUR MISSION: We promote and support healthy eating and physical activity through committed partnership with communities to reduce chronic disease and improve long-term health. ACNS is a program of the Alameda County Public Health Department’s Community Health Services Division.

To reach our vision we partner with residents and community organizations to accomplish the following:

  • promote healthy eating and physical activity at health fairs and community events
  • conduct cooking and physical activity demonstrations
  • teach age-appropriate nutrition and cooking classes
  • implement safe routes to school initiatives
  • provide nutrition education in grocery stores
  • plant gardens with fruits and vegetables
  • develop and implement healthy food and beverage standards and wellness policies

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