The Jindal administration embarked on a statewide initiative Monday, encouraging schools, businesses and other entities to promote health and wellness.
Gov. Bobby Jindal announced the start of “Well-Ahead Louisiana” at Baton Rouge’s Dufrocq Elementary School, which already is pushing healthy eating and exercise.
The program is being promoted as a way to bring healthy living practices to Louisiana residents wherever they go.
Those participating entities that meet certain state-established criteria would be recognized as “well spots.” Participation is voluntary.
“It’s about improving the quality of life for all our people,” Jindal said.
State health agency officials and leaders in the restaurant, health care and business communities joined Jindal.
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