Family and Community Health Sciences (FCHS)

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Adding Movement to the Elementary & Middle School Classroom

January 29, 2016

8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

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Yoga in Our Schools…Tadasana for Teachers

February 4–5, 2016

8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

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[FCHS Logo] Family and Community Health Sciences (FCHS) combines research and practical advice to help Gloucester County residents stay healthy, enjoy life, be active and reduce health care costs. We offer a variety of initiatives, workshops, publications and on-line learning opportunities to help individuals and families make choices that improve health. Research shows that many of our chronic diseases—obesity, heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, and some cancers—could be prevented through healthful eating and regular physical activity.

FCHS outreach focuses on:

  • Nutrition, Health and Lifestyle
  • Food Safety and Food Allergies
  • Environmental Health
  • Health Finances

What's Happening in Gloucester County FCHS?

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Volunteer Opportunities in Gloucester County

Can you give us a few hours? Care to share your health, wellness or nutrition expertise with fellow Gloucester County residents? Are you a college student in need of pre-professional experience in the fields of public health, nutrition education, community outreach or education?

The rewards are large; your commitment can be as big or little as you’re able to give. Contact Luanne Hughes at 856-307-6450, ext. 2 or to volunteer.

Cooperative Extension of Gloucester County