Wellness Matters! January 2020

CWN’s monthly eNewsletter, Wellness Matters! January 2020

In this issue:

  • CWN welcomes their new Health Educator, Sofia Monterroza Figueroa;
  • A California study shows healthier eating behaviors;
  • CWN staff will attend the 2020 CalFresh Healthy Living Forum in Orange County, California February 10-12, 2020;
  • Recap of the Schools for Healthy Thriving Students: A Wellness Policy Consortium convening; and
  • Happy, healthy New Year with recipes and physical activity tips for the whole family

January 2020 Wellness Matters! snippet

Wellness Matters! September 2019

CWN’s monthly eNewsletter, Wellness Matters! September Issue 47

In this issue, we welcome another new CWN employee to the team, Samaurrii Coleman; highlight CWN’s Retail Team receiving a recognition from Sacramento County Department of Public Health Obesity and Prevention Program; CWN’s presence at the 13th Annual Southern Obesity Summit; and so much more!


Wellness Matters! July & August 2019

CWN’s monthly eNewsletter, Wellness Matters! July Issue 45 | August 46

In July’s issue, we welcome Aleli Alcaide to the team; reintroduce our Training & Technical Assistance Catalog; recap the SPSSI summer conference; and many more exciting articles.

In August’s issue, we welcome back Angela Dennis to the team; announce a new partnership with Valley Children’s Healthcare; some amazing back to school tips; and plenty of other engaging articles.

Wellness Matters! June 2019

CWN’s monthly eNewsletter, Wellness Matters! Full articles: June Issue 44

In June’s issue, meet our newest colleague, Dr. Jacqueline Barkoski!

CWN will be at the 10th Biennial Childhood Obesity Conference in Anaheim, CA (July 15-18, 2019), so check out the schedule of events that staff will host including poster sessions, an exhibit booth, and oral presentations.

Check out the highlight about the 20th Anniversary CDC DNPAO REACH convening in Atlanta, GA. Then read about important food health and safety tips for preparing and eating meals outdoors. There’s even a tasty recipe, Mango Cucumber Wraps!


Wellness Matters! May 2019

CWN’s monthly eNewsletter, Wellness Matters! Full articles: May Issue 43

In May’s issue, we’ve highlighted our very own Dr. A. Vega-Arroyo’s paper, Impacts of weather, work rate, hydration, and clothing in heat-related illness in California farmworkers, published in the American Journal of Industrial Medicine (Vol 62, Issue #4), that addresses the heat-related illnesses that many farmworkers in our food system experience. Also, a recap about Fruit & Veggie Fest and Rethink Your Drink Day which were huge successes! In addition, Public Health Institute is recognized and honored by receiving the 2019 Sacramento Mother-Baby Friendly Workplace Award. This award is given to businesses that have exemplary workplace support for their breastfeeding employees and a written lactation accommodation policy that is communicated to all employees.