Post an Event

Post an Event Do you have an event you would like to post to our events calendar? Use the form below to submit a one-time only event that promotes childhood obesity prevention: nutrition and health awareness, physical activity promotion, or meetings and conferences. Please note that submissions must be approved by a CLOCC administrator before your event is posted to the events calendar….

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5-4-3-2-1 Go! Materials

5-4-3-2-1 Go!® Materials About the materials you are requesting to download and use: 5-4-3-2-1 Go!® is trademarked and copyrighted by Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. By completing these questions, you are licensing the use of the tool/message for you and/or your organization. Are you a non-profit organizati…

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Post a Volunteer Opportunity

Post a Volunteer Opportunity If you are looking for volunteers for your group or event, use the form below to submit the information for your volunteer opportunity. Please note that submissions must be approved by a CLOCC administrator before your opportunity is posted to the site. Volunteer opportunities will be active for 30 days from approval. Your Contact Information (Con…

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Post a Job

Post a Job Do you have a position that you need filled? Use the form below to submit available job opportunities and connect with eligible candidates. Please note that submissions must be approved by a CLOCC administrator before your position is posted to the site. Job openings will be displayed for 30 days after approval. If the job opening has been filled during this time or you would like an extension after 30 days have expired, please email …

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Childhood Obesity FAQs

…dren under 18 years old are defined clinically as overweight if they are above the 95th percentile of body mass index (BMI) for their age and gender. Children are at risk for overweight if their BMI percentile falls between the 85th and 95th percentiles for their age and gender. We use the term obesity if we are referring to the general condition, and overweight if we are speaking in medical terms or referring to data. If this doesn’t help answer…

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Policy Priorities

…as been advocating for a statewide child health examination surveillance system (CHESS) that includes body mass index (BMI) data to monitor childhood overweight/obesity in the state. Data would come from the mandated Child Health Examination form and be used for surveillance purposes. CLOCC will continue to lead advocacy efforts for this system within the state. Child-Serving Institutions C. Support Expansion of Chicago Physical Activity, Nutriti…

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Making Connections: Ten Years of Unique Partnerships

…Public Schools extends all the way back to 2003, when we worked with school nurses to gather student body mass index (BMI) data using the Illinois Child Health Examination Forms submitted by every child at school entry.  This project led to a significant event in CLOCC’s history – the release of the first-ever prevalence data for Chicago children ages 3 – 7 in December of 2003.  This release, which was front-page news in the city, alerted Chicag…

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