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Wellness Policy

This page is designed to help sponsors with their USDA mandated wellness policy

Resources to aid in wellness policy development
  • Team Nutrition External Link

  • USDA Team Nutrition - step by step information to form a team, assess, develop, market and adopt policy
  • CDC External Link

  • Centers for Disease Control Healthy Youth
Resources to aid in the evaluation of wellness policies
  • WellSAT (Wellness School Assessment Tool)  External Link
    Online evaluation of school wellness policies that address nutrition education and promotion, physical activity/physical education, school meals and competitive foods
Samples of policy language to use and adopt
  • Model Policy PDF Document 

  • Developed by the Oregon Nutrition Policy Alliance
  • Action for Healthy Kids External Link
    Action for Healthy Kids: A non-profit organization formed to specifically address nutrition issues of youth program, curriculum, assessment
  • www.schoolwellnesspolicies.org/ External Link
    National Alliance for Nutrition & Activity (NANA)Model policies that include background information for use
  • Wellness Policy Statements PDF Document
    Oregon Wellness Policy Sample Statements for all required areas: nutrition education, nutrition guidelines, physical activity, reimbursable school meals, development and implementation and other school based activities. Samples are for 'basic,' 'advanced,' and 'exemplary'.
  • School Nutrition Association External Link
    Provides resources and information pertaining to all areas of child nutrition

  • Heidi Dupuis Email    (503) 947-5893
    Child Nutrition Program - Program Mgr, School Nutrition Programs

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