5210 A Way of Life is an initiative that partners with communities across the Northumberland County to promote healthy behaviors among children.
Vision: Northumberland County lives, works and plays in an environment where the healthy choice is the easy choice.
Mission: To bring people from all walks of life in Northumberland County together, to adopt 5210 A Way of Life.
The 5210 message:
- Is a simple, easy-to-remember message to help kids and families adopt healthy habits.
- Is evidence-based.
- Is a consistent message that can be shared by all partners in our community.
5210 A Way of Life provides clear goals for families to live healthy every day, AND provides tools and resources to community leaders to make changes to their programs, policies, and environments so that the healthy choice is the easy choice.
Hearing a consistent message supported by a healthy community environment is important. By bringing community stakeholders together to share and support this common message, 5210 A Way of Life helps build partnerships and create healthy environments where kids can eat well and be active every day.