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Healthy Eating, Active Living

Healthy eating and regular physical activity are key ingredients to good health at any age. They may lower your risk for heart disease, obesity, type 2 diabetes, cancer and other chronic diseases. The Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention ​program recognizes that the environment in which we live, learn, work and play has a significant effect on our health. Through various initiatives, the program engages residents, schools, businesses, and community leaders in environmental approaches to make health an easier choice. Our goal is to create a healthy, safe Santa Clara County where all residents have plenty of opportunities to be physically active and have access to healthy, affordable foods where all communities can prosper.  

Featured Initiative - CalFresh EBT Cards Accepted at Farmers' Markets 

Good News! Farmers' Markets in Santa Clara County are now accepting CalFresh EBT cards and Market Match. With your EBT cards, you can now buy more fresh fruits and vegetables and healthy foods for your entire family. Click here to find a farmers' market near you or download this list of Santa Clara County farmers' market accepting CalFresh/EBT and Market Match. Learn more about Santa Clara County farmers' market and restaurants participating in CalFresh EBT.

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For more information, contact:
Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention (CDIP)
1775 Story Road, Suite 120
San Jose, CA 95122
Main Line: (408) 793-2700
Fax: (408) 251-4014

Last updated: 7/26/2019 11:08 AM