The Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU) is looking for organizations that engage youth aged 0-12 to register for theme four of the Healthy Kids Community Challenge (HKCC).

“Theme four of the Healthy Kids Community Challenge, ‘Power off and Play!’ focuses on reducing recreational screen time for children,” says Jaclyn Shewchuk, Local Project Manager for HKCC. “Though screens can be used in an educational manner, much of the time spent using a screen is sedentary and can take away from other physical, cognitive or social activities.”

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