• 5-2-1-0 The Healthiest Way to Go!

    Join the movement for a healthier community – take the 5-2-1-0 pledge! 5-2-1-0 The Healthiest Way to Go! is a county-wide program designed to combat childhood obesity. By following four healthy practices, children and families can become healthier and stronger. Take your pledge today!

  • New Tool to Combat Childhood Obesity Created for Physicians and Families

    The Childhood Obesity Starter Kit developed for primary care physicians is now available in the Info Center. Designed to help physicians help improve the health and wellbeing of children at risk for obesity-related health conditions, the kit contains concise list of practical tools for providers as they organize their practice to address this disease, as well as local resources for patients and families to help them engage in healthier lifestyles.

  • HJCOPC.org – the online resource for healthy and active kids in Duval County

    Welcome to the Healthy Jacksonville Childhood Obesity Prevention Coalition (HJCOPC) website. This site is designed to serve as a resource for information related to childhood obesity prevention in Duval County and to share the work of HJCOPC and its member organizations who are working to create an active and healthy community for all children throughout Northeast Florida.

  • Get to Know: HJCOPC

    Introducing the 2013 Stories From the Field Report, a bi-annual report that illustrates the synergy fostered among community partners in efforts to combat childhood obesity in Duval County. In these pages, you’ll find the bright spots in the battle against childhood obesity; specific examples illustrate how we are
    positively engaging families, educators, health professionals, community groups, policymakers and business leaders to make Duval County a healthy place for our children. Click to read more about how the Coalition is fulfilling its mission.

  • Introducing the 2013 Stories From the Field Report

    Introducing the 2013 Stories From the Field Report, a bi-annual report that illustrates the synergy fostered among community partners in efforts to combat childhood obesity in Duval County. In these pages, you’ll find the bright spots in the battle against childhood obesity; specific examples illustrate how we are
    positively engaging families, educators, health professionals, community groups, policymakers and business leaders to make Duval County a healthy place for our children.


  • Healthy Foods Build a Healthy Community

    In Florida, 24 percent of children are living in poverty and nearly 1 in 3 children are considered overweight or obese. Poverty exacerbates poor health, often because families select processed food over fresh in an effort to extend their budget.