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thumbnail Policy Regulations for Day Care in New York City

Part of the SNAP-Ed Strategies & Interventions Toolkit.*

The intent of the NYC health code revision and subsequent amendment to Article 47 (Child Care Services) of the New York City Health Code was to improve the physical activity and nutrition practices in NYC group day care facilities. This amendment included specific guidelines for outdoor play and physical activity, limits on television viewing, and requirements for food and food areas.

Developer
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
Year
2007
Historical Document
Yes
Funding Source
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
Free Material
Yes
SNAP-Ed Toolkit Classification
Emerging
SNAP-Ed Connection Comments

*SNAP-Ed Strategies & Interventions: An Obesity Prevention Toolkit for States is a compilation of interventions. The toolkit was developed by USDA's Food and Nutrition Service, The Association of SNAP-Ed Nutrition Education Administrators (ASNNA), the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Center for Training and Research Translation (Center TRT), and the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR), a partnership between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Institutes for Health (NIH), the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the USDA. It is designed and updated to help state SNAP-Ed administrative and implementing agencies identify evidence-based obesity prevention programs and policy, systems, and environmental (PSE) strategies and interventions to include in their SNAP-Ed plans.

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Reviewer Initials
JMA