At the annual WeTHRIVE! Recognition Event in December, we celebrated more than 50 communities, schools, child care providers, and champions for their commitment to improving health, safety, and vitality across Hamilton County in 2018. In preparation for this event, I took a trip down memory lane to think about how we’ve THRIVED over the past year. Read more
To create a culture of health, safety, and vitality throughout Hamilton County.
That’s the mission of Hamilton County Public Health’s WeTHRIVE! initiative.
What started with 50 people in three priority communities in 2009 has expanded to impact more than 270,000 people throughout 24 communities. This still-growing movement, which provides a framework to communities for healthy living, is a result of sustainable thinking from the start.
WeTHRIVE! teams in Whitewater Township and Forest Park partnered with Ohio State University (OSU) Extension to bring free healthy cooking classes to families with children in their communities. The nine-week “Eating Smart, Being Active” series is part of the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP). Read more