69°
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
3 Day Outlook
Sun
86°
63°
20%
Mon
81°
57°
10%
Tue
80°
57°
0%

Latest Weather Blog

Follow our weather team on social media

Officials announce Well-Ahead Louisiana Initiative

11 months ago Wednesday, April 23, 2014 5:34:53 AM CDT April 23, 2014 Wednesday, April 23 2014 Apr 23, 2014 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - State officials announced the Well-Ahead Louisiana Initiative last week. Secretary of Public Health J.T. Lane dropped by 2une In Wednesday morning to talk about the goals of the program.

"We see a lot of headlines about ranked last in the country in obesity and overall health, we're now 48th," Lane explained, "so what we want to do it build on the progress that has already been made".

The plan is to build on progress by partnering with schools, businesses and other organizations to energize health and wellness in Louisiana. According to the Department of Health and Hospitals, that doesn't mean you have give up things you love like good food. Instead, it means maker smart choices to extend your life so you can enjoy those things longer.

To find out more about the Well-Ahead Louisiana Initiative, watch the video or check out this website.

More News

comments powered by Disqus

Desktop News

Click to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
5 Days
Radar
Today
Heavy T-Storms
77°
67°
Sun
Mostly Sunny
86°
63°
Mon
Mostly Sunny
81°
57°
Tue
Partly Cloudy
80°
57°
Wed
Sunny
84°
64°