Mayor's Health & Fitness Council

Resources

 Below you can find many helpful resources including workplace toolkits, flyers, fact sheets and web links.


For Employers

Healthy Vending

Tobacco-Free Workplaces, Healthier & More Productive



Learn how to make your workplace tobacco-free, with the Tobacco-Free Worksite Toolkit from the Texas Department of State Health Services. If you need assistance with the toolkit, contact us.

Health Education & Preventive Services

Mother-Friendly Worksite Program Policy Development Guide



Explains why and how to develop a Mother-Friendly Worksite policy. Includes policy elements, information about laws related to worksite lactation support, a policy template, and sample policies from Texas Mother-Friendly Worksites.​​

Nutrition

For Employees

Tobacco-Free Living 

Steps to Wellness​

A Guide to Implementing the 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans in the workplace



This resource will show you ways to implement physical activity guidelines and create or strengthen a culture of wellness.

​The CDC Worksite Health ScoreCard: An Assessment Tool for Employers to Prevent Heart Disease, Stroke, & Related Health Conditions



The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention has created a Worksite Health ScoreCard to help employers assess their health promotion programs, identify gaps, and prioritize high-impact strategies to prevent heart disease, stroke, and related conditions.

​​​Texas Department of State Health Services


Texas Education Agency

​​https://tea.texas.gov/

United States Department of Agriculture

https://www.fns.usda.gov/








Smart Food Choices: How to Implement Food Service Guidelines in Public Facilities​



This document is designed to help employers implement food service guidelines and increase the availability of healthier choices at food service venues, including cafeterias, concession stands, snack bars, and vending machines.

Flyers and Fact Sheets

Flyers and Fact Sheets

Web Links

Texas Mother-Friendly Worksite​​​ Program

http://texasmotherfriendly.org/home

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

​​https://www.cdc.gov/





To make Austin the healthiest, fittest city in the US.

Physical Activity

For ​Schools

Contact Us: (512) 972-6472
E-mail: info@mhfcaustin.org

Other Helpful Links

​​​American School Health Association (ASHA)

​​http://www.ashaweb.org/


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

​​https://www.cdc.gov/


MedlinePlus

​​https://medlineplus.gov/


Parents For Healthy Kids

https://parentsforhealthykids.org/


For ​Workplaces

American Cancer Society

​​​https://www.cancer.org/


American Hear Association

​​https://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

​​https://www.cdc.gov/


National Institute of Health (NIH)

​​https://www.nih.gov/


The Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

​​https://health.gov/




​Toolkits

Web Links