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Strategies to Improve the Food Retail Environment

May 19, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Please join us on Thursday, May 19 from 2:00 pm- 3:00 pm ET for a webinar on Healthy Food Retail: Strategies to Improve the Food Retail Environment, hosted by New York State Department of Health. The webinar will focus on how communities across the United States can take a comprehensive approach to building a healthy environment by increasing access to fruits and vegetables in small retail food stores. The webinar will be presented by Juell Stewart, MCP at ChangeLab Solutions. ChangeLab Solutions provides community-based solutions for America’s most common and preventable diseases like cancer, heart disease, diabetes, obesity, and asthma. Our solutions promote the common good by making healthier choices easier for everyone. Questions that will be addressed in the webinar include: How can you use assessment results to inform your approach and guide store selection? What strategies can you use in the food retail environment to support storeowners, educate consumers, engage the community and improve pricing, placement and promotion of healthier food? How can mutually reinforcing strategies help build successful healthy food retail programs? Please click on this link to register for the webinar. Once you complete the registration, you will receive a confirmation from NYS ITS Enterprise Conferencing messenger@webex.com with instructions for joining the session. Please save the confirmation email as it will contain your log-in link for the day of the webinar. Contact: Theresa Cohen, Theresa.cohen@health.ny.gov; or Paige Allen, paige.allen@health.ny.gov

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