Blue and You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas: Regular Grants

The Blue & You Foundation is now accepting grants ranging from $5,000 to $150,000. The deadline for submission is July 15, 2021 at midnight. Eligible applicants in Arkansas include: 501(c)(3) public charities Public schools Government agencies Nonprofit hospitals Churches   If you are interested in submitting an application for the Blue and You for a […]

Keep Moving Arkansas

When routines are disrupted, schools are out, and families are displaced, it is difficult to make physical activity a priority. However, in times like these, it is even more important that we think about our health, both physically and mentally. But, how do you stay active while social distancing? Challenge yourself, your children, or other […]

HAA Recognizes Clinton National Airport for New Breastfeeding Area

a small room with chair and sink for breastfeeding

Healthy Active Arkansas (HAA) is thrilled to recognize the Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport for their newly created “Mother’s Room” for mothers who need to breastfeed their children or pump while visiting the airport. This is the second breastfeeding space at the Clinton National Airport. The first was a room for nursing airport employees. […]

City of Little Rock Fleet Services Completes 10-Day Water Challenge

water in glass with lime

One of the best features about the Healthy Active Arkansas framework is that anyone—regardless of resources—can find something achievable within the plan. Whether it’s simply making a greater effort to be physically active, or something much larger such as working with city, county or state leaders to enact healthy policies that positively affect thousands, the […]

What is Baby Friendly Arkansas?

picture of baby feet

Thanks to a generous grant from the Blue & You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas, Baptist Health and Healthy Active Arkansas will bring together representatives from every delivery hospital in Arkansas for the first ever Baby Friendly Arkansas Summit on May 3 and 4, 2018, at Baptist Health Medical Center in Little Rock. The summit will […]

Auditor’s Office Wins CapitolGO! Healthy Hydration Challenge

Craig Wilson and State Auditor hold champion belt for healthy hydration challenge

The Arkansas Auditor’s Office took top honors in the 2018 CapitolGO! Healthy Hydration Challenge, the Arkansas Center for Health Improvement (ACHI) announced Tuesday. From Feb. 14 through Feb. 28, teams representing the offices of the governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general, secretary of state, auditor and treasurer, as well as the House and Senate, competed in […]

Lawmakers, Constitutional Officers Cutting Sugary Drinks for CapitolGO! Challenge

a picture of a championship belt and a water bottle as part of the healthy hydration challenge

If you’ve been to the Arkansas State Capitol since the Legislature’s fiscal session began last week, you may have noticed some people toting identical green water bottles. The bottles are part of the 2018 CapitolGO! Healthy Hydration Challenge, which enlists state legislators, constitutional officers and their staff to hydrate in a healthy way. The Arkansas […]

Youth Leaders Participate in Community Ambassador Training

Community Ambassador Training

The Arkansas Department of Health, and Healthy Active Arkansas (HAA) partner, hosted a community ambassador training on Saturday, April 22. Attendees were community youth leaders and pageant contestants who learned how to incorporate HAA into their civic and community platforms. HAA is the 10-year initiative that the Governor endorsed to increase the percentage of Arkansans […]