Improve Community Health

The idea of improving community health may sound overwhelming. However, it’s much simpler than you might think. All it takes is one person to get the ball rolling. You could start a walking group with your coworkers, or set up a neighborhood kickball league at a local park. You could even start a community garden!

Want to make a bigger impact? Work with officials to improve community health. Shape Your Future makes this process easy by connecting you with TSET Healthy Living Program grantees in your area! Just click the button below to get started!

Or, if you’re already making an impact in your community, share your story and inspire others to follow your lead! Just click the button below!

 

SISTERS IN MOTION – MALL WALKING

“A little bit of movement every day pays dividends in a big way.” For Rita Freeney, this statement isn’t just a friendly suggestion – it’s the mantra of her non-profit walking group, Sisters in Motion. Watch and learn all about them!

COLLINSVILLE, OKLAHOMA – HIKING AND BIKING TRAILS

Residents in Collinsville, Oklahoma, are hiking and biking more than ever. Why? The brand-new trails around the city might have something to do with it. Thanks in part to a TSET Healthy Communities Incentive Grant, a series of trails were installed to encourage citizens to live more active lives. Watch their story to learn more.

RETHINK YOUR DRINK COALITION

Numerous community groups and organizations across the state have joined together to take a stand against unhealthy sugary drinks. Learn more and join the coalition here.

 

COMMUNITY NUTRITION TIPS

Community gardens. Healthy bake sales. Constant collaboration. There are lots of ways to make your community a healthier place to live.

 

SIMPLE IDEAS TO IMPROVE COMMUNITY FITNESS

There are tons of ways you can stay active in your community. Partner with family, friends and neighbors and get moving with these tips.

TOBACCO-FREE COMMUNITIES

Everyone plays a part in becoming a tobacco-free community. Learn what you can do, and check out the benefits of being tobacco free.

 

OKLAHOMA POLICIES: STAY IN THE KNOW

Browse through resources, training opportunities, data sources and success stories. Plus,
stay up to date on the latest efforts to make Oklahoma a healthier place to live, work, learn and play.

 

5 STEPS TO CREATING A COMMUNITY GARDEN

Here’s the scoop… community gardens strengthen social connections and encourage the entire community to work together. Learn how you can start one with these tips. Get growing!