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$2.5 Million Grant to be Used to Improve Health of Ohioans

CFAES has received a $2.5 million award from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to fund a project that will focus on improving nutrition and physical activity, and will address health disparities related to poor nutrition, physical activity, and obesity in the state.

The grant will fund the High Obesity Program (HOP), which, in Ohio, will be led by Extension. The five-year program will focus on rural communities, where 40% or more of adults have obesity. Read the full announcement here —