Children playing

EARLY CARE PROVIDERS

Be a healthy role model:

  • Eat healthy foods. 
  • Limit use of handheld devices.
  • Participate in physical activity.
  • Drink water.

GET STARTED WITH 5-2-1-0:

Early care sites, including in-home care providers and child care centers, are invited to sign up as a 5-2-1-0 Healthy Choices Count! Registered Site and join an important network of sectors working towards healthier environments where young Iowans live, learn and play. 

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RESOURCES:

FACT SHEETS & ACTIVITIES:

apple5 or more fruits and vegetables every day

Tablet2 hours or less of recreational screen time every day  

Shoe1 hour or more of physical activity every day  

Cup0 sugary drinks - more water 

  • Resources

    Check out these interactive and fun activities for kids! Plus downloadable social media graphics to help you spread the 5-2-1-0 message.

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  • Registered Sites

    Schools, early care, out of school program and healthcare sites are invited to sign up as a 5-2-1-0 site and join an important network of sectors working towards healthier environments where young Iowans live, learn, and play. Registration is free and easy.

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  • 5-2-1-0 in the Workplace

    5-2-1-0 gives your organization an opportunity to evaluate your policies, systems and environments to support a healthy lifestyle.

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