Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky (FHKY) and the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) launched today a new public service campaign informing Kentucky students in grades K-12 and their parents of five habits they can form this summer to set themselves up for a successful school year.
Gov. Matt Bevin announced June 3 that the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, in partnership with the Kentucky Department of Education, will seek an amendment to Kentucky’s Medicaid state plan to provide greater healthcare access to students in schools across the Commonwealth by allowing for the payment of qualifying physical and mental health services.
Discovery Education and the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation are challenging teachers to be involved in the fight against childhood obesity. The Find Your Balance Challenge brings grades K-5 teachers and students together to create an action plan that addresses energy balance needs in their school community. Designed to reward student teams for taking steps to achieve energy balance, the challenge’s [...]
KET will air a segment on children’s health May 22 at 2 p.m. ET, and on KET2 May 24-25 at 8:30 p.m. Bill Goodman will discuss Baby Health Services with volunteer Dr. Tom Young. Baby Health Services, located in Lexington, is an organization dedicated to providing free medical care to children without insurance from birth through 12 years of age. [...]