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Fit and Healthy Coalition

Our Mission: The Fit and Healthy Coalition is dedicated to inspiring and empowering the people of the community to lead healthy and physically active lives by providing information, education, and advocacy.

For more information about the Fit and Healthy Coalition, contact Laural Ruggles at 748-7590.

Our Goals and Objectives
Goal: Increase the proportion of Vermonters who engage in healthy behaviors.

Objective 1:  Increase from 59% to 64%  the percentage of adults that engage in recommended amounts of moderate or vigorous physical activity.  (Healthy Vermonters Goal is 50%.  Statewide average is 58%) Data from BRFSS

Objective 2: Increase from 42% to 47% the number of adults who eat 2+ daily servings of fruit.  Healthy Vermonters Goal is 75%.  Statewide average is 39%.  Increase from 37% to 42% the number of adults who eat 3+ daily servings of vegetables.  Healthy Vermonters Goal is 50%.  Statewide average is 31%.

Objective 3:  Increase by 100% the number of offerings listed on the web page so the general public has more inform

Objective 4: The Fit and Healthy Coalition will be involved in at least two efforts to facilitate community cultural change possibilities that could promote the well-being of the community members about opportunities to make fit and healthy choices. 


Coalition Members

Fit and Healthy Coalition
Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital
PO Box 905 1315 Hospital Drive
St. Johnsbury, Vermont 05819
TTY/TTD, Dial 711
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