Inslee joins leaders in calling for refugee resettlement

Program elevates patients’ health by encouraging any contact with the outdoors

Food assistance programs across state expand healthy food options for low-income families

Inslee signs new law that raises legal age to purchase tobacco and vaping products

New law offers Breakfast After the Bell program for hungry students

Healthiest Next Generation gears up for next push

Opioid abuse, child care standards, the legal age for tobacco use and nutrition education are some of the topics garnering interest this year as state leaders work to ensure children don’t lag behind when it comes to their health.

Inslee announces three Washington schools named National Fitness Champions

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee today announced that three Washington schools were named National Fitness Champions and will receive a new fitness center through the National Foundation for Governors’ Fitness Councils.

Inslee announces nearly $1 million in grants to get Washington state kids outside

BELLINGHAM – Gov. Jay Inslee announced today that more than $940,000 in grants will be awarded for programs in 15 counties statewide to help get kids outdoors and connect with nature and their communities.

Inslee signs bill strengthening protections for minors against sale and use of e-cigarettes and vapor products

SEATAC – Gov. Jay Inslee today signed SB 6328 that strengthens protections for minors against the sale and use of e-cigarettes and vapor products.

New grant funding helps promote #HealthiestNextGen healthy eating and physical activity efforts in Washington schools

OLYMPIA - A $5 million Healthy Kids-Healthy Schools grant approved by the state Legislature will help

Inslee announces National Foundation for Governors’ Fitness Councils to tackle childhood obesity in Washington, reward innovative programs

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee announced today that Washington has been selected for the National Foundation for Governors’ Fitness Councils campaign called National Fitness Champion to fight childhood obesity.

Gov. Inslee cites new data showing alarming increase in adolescent use of electronic cigarettes

OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee today released new data that shows Washington’s 8th and 10th grade students use electronic cigarettes, or “vaping,” at more than twice the rate that they smoke tobacco.

Gov. Inslee launches Healthiest Next Generation initiative to reduce childhood obesity

Gov. Inslee priorities advance at session half-time

As the 2014 legislative session reaches the half-way point, key priorities of Gov. Jay Inslee’s have passed through the House or Senate.

Policy Brief: The Healthiest Next Generation Initiative

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