FDOH celebrates literacy in the classroom

Published: Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 09:30 AM.

“Overcoming the rising trend of overweight and obese young people and adults does not have an easy, one-solution answer,” said Lindeman. “The students learned, along with the Habit Heroes and Iron Man, that we can always discover new ways to improve our lives by making healthy decisions.”

As King and her daughter, Hicks, read along with the students, they discussed with the students ways to live healthier lives.

According to members of the Florida Department of Health and Florida Blue, the basic components in maintaining good health and eliminating health disparities begins with the ability to read, write and comprehend letters and numbers.

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