Randolph Hospital News
Randolph Healthy Children is leading a two-day training event to roll-out a new program aimed at combating childhood obesity entitled, “SOAR at Preschool.” The training will take place on Wednesday, December 19th and Thursday, December 20th from 9 a.m. – 5p.m. at the Randolph County Health Department.
This program, SOAR at Preschool, has brought two leading universities, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and West Virginia University together with Randolph Hospital, the Randolph County Health Department and Randolph Healthy Children to create a new program that could be used nationally to combat childhood obesity.
The training will be for Randolph County Head Start staff, teachers, administrators, teachers from the Growing Place Child Care Center, Randolph County Health Department Child Care Health Consultants, staff from the Partnership for Children as well as regional and national representatives from Head Start.