Bollinger County Health Center became an official Healthy Lifestyle Initiative partner in 2016. Since then, they’ve been innovative in using the HLI framework to make healthy changes throughout their community.
In 2017, they shared the 12345 Fit-Tastic! messages by displaying Fit-Tastic! flags at the Bollinger County Resource Fair in June and at their annual Bollinger County Fall Festival in September. During the months of October through December, they distributed Fit-Tastic! materials to families during WIC clinics.
They also teamed up with Crooked Creek 4-H by attending their monthly meetings over a 5 month period where they actively engaged kids with Fit-Tastic! lessons. Bollinger County Health Center staff even shared the Fit-Tastic! messages with interactive lessons about eating fruits and vegetables during Bollinger County Library’s summer reading program. This Fit-Tastic! news was shared with the entire community when it was reported in the local newspaper! Great job Bollinger County!