Pioneering Healthier Communities Ohio – Marion

Real Health Problems - Real Health Solutions

Working to bring about policy, system and environmental changes in the community
that create opportunities for everyone to be as healthy as they can be.

Childhood Obesity

A study by Marion Public Health which measured body mass index found 47% of Marion County fifth graders were overweight or obese.

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Adult Obesity

Marion Public Health’s 2014 Adult Community Survey found 33.8% of the adults who responded were overweight and 40.1% were obese.

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Healthier Eating

Eating healthy and nutritious food in portions matched to one’s level of physical activity is key to a healthy weight and overall health.

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Healthier Activity

Adults need 150 minutes of aerobic activity each week. Children & teens should get 60 minutes of physical activity a day.

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