The Coast to Forest Project builds on community strengths to promote mental health and reduce substance abuse in rural Oregon. Working in collaboration with community partners, we will provide resources and programs to increase ...
Generating Rural Options for Weight (GROW) Healthy Kids and Communities was an integrated research, education, and Extension program to inspire communities, schools, and families to create environments that make it easy for children to eat healthfully and be physically active.
We engage people in the communities we serve in assessing the conditions that most affect them where they live, work, learn, and play. We do this to learn what will work best to improve weight healthy behaviors for children and families, and food and physical activity resources in the community.
The School Physical Activity and Nutrition Environment Tool (SPAN-ET) was developed to assess school resources and readiness to improve nutrition and physical activity environments, suggest appropriate improvement strategies, and score impacts resulting from environmentally-based treatments.
Extensión de Oregon (OSU), a través de su Programa de Salud Familiar y Comunitaria en la Facultad de Salud Pública y Ciencias Humanas, recibió fondos para agilizar la divulgación local y establecer la confianza y aceptación de las vacunas en la población latina del estado.
OSU Extension, through its Family and Community Health Program in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences, has received grants to accelerate its local outreach to improve vaccine confidence and uptake in the state’s Latino population.