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SCH-006: School Wellness Programs

School Wellness Programs: The Wisconsin Medical Society encourages schools to embrace and fully implement policies that strive to create and foster healthier school environments. These policies should promote increased physical activity, healthier eating both during and after school, and educational methods that inspire and develop lifelong health habits. The Wisconsin Medical Society will actively provide information and resources to physicians and others on healthy school programs and initiatives. The Wisconsin Medical Society encourages the Department of Public Instruction to continue its educational and monitoring programs that ensure effective wellness policies and implementation of such policies within Wisconsin to enhance school food and nutrition programs. (HOD, 0414)