C-K Public Health Unit provides a variety of programs on healthy eating, healthy weights, and meeting nutritional needs for all ages.
Registered dietitians are able to provide information on the following topics:
- Healthy eating
- Healthy weights
- Picky Eating
- Label reading
- Menu Planning
- Fuel for Fun
- School Nutrition
- Workplace Nutrition
- Food Security
- Food Skills
- Food Systems
Feed Your Mind
This program is for children ages 3-6 years. Children learn with their parents about healthy eating and physical activity through lunch preparation, music, dance and games. Parents must attend with their child. Registration is through Ontario Early Years Centre - 519-358-1451.
A nutrition screening questionnaire for parents to assist parents with identifying nutrition problems. We offer support services to assist parents with finding solutions to overcome their issues. Screens are available for children 18 - 35 months and children 3 - 5 years.
Building Healthy Babies
This program is for pregnant women in Chatham-Kent, offering a wide variety of topics related to a healthy pregancy and healthy babies. Call us for more information, 519-352-7270 ext. 2422.
This program provides an opportunity for residents to garden and receive fresh produce at harvest. If you are interested in starting a community garden, or for more information check out Let's Talk Food CK
Student Nutrition Program
This program is available for all schools to offer a free, nutritious meal or snack to students. To volunteer or for more information, contact us.
Supermarket Nutrition Tours
Participants have the opportunity to tour local grocery stores to learn about reading nutrition labels and ingredient lists and how to make informed decisions on purchasing your groceries. For dates and more information check letstalkfood-ck.com located under events.