Outline of the state of Nevada

Healthy Food Policies for School Staff

Healthy Food Policies for School Staff

State law addresses providing healthy food for staff.

Nevada Revised Statutes 439.521 Duties of Division.

  1. To carry out the provisions of NRS 439.514 to 439.525, inclusive, the Division shall, within the limits of available money, and with the advice and recommendations of the Advisory Council:
    • d. Develop, promote and coordinate recommendations for model and evidence-based programs that contribute to reductions in the incidence of chronic disease in this State. The programs should encourage:
    • (1) Proper nutrition, physical fitness and health among the residents of this State, including, without limitation, parents and children, senior citizens, high-risk populations and persons with special needs; and
    • (2) Work-site wellness policies that include, without limitation, tobacco-free and breast feeding-friendly environments, healthy food and beverage choices and physical activity opportunities in schools, businesses and public buildings.
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Nevada’s School Wellness Policy Best Practices Manual

This manual provides guidance for schools and school districts for local school wellness policy development, implementation, and evaluation and addresses promoting health eating among school staff.

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