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Healthy Downey is a community collaborative that focuses on health and nutrition, creating a sustainable approach to wellness that will positively impact current and future generations through forming partnerships with committed community stakeholders.
Healthy Downey Resolution
Stay Healthy Downey 2014 Powerpoint presentation
Mayor's Healthy Heart Award
Mayor Fernando Vasquez is recognizing individuals or organizations who are committed to improving the lives of others within the City of Downey. The Mayor recognizes that countless individuals, in various professions make differences in others lives that contribute to improving their emotional, mental and physical health. Nominees can also be businesses that are committed to helping others improve their overall health and wellness.
If selected by the Mayor, the person(s)/business will receive their award at a future Council Meeting during the ceremonial portion of the meeting.
Click the following link: Mayor's Healthy Heart Award. Includes nomination criteria and nomination form.
Healthy Downey 5K for TLC- Saturday, April 5, 2014
Join the 2nd Annual 5K to benefit Downey Unified School District's TLC Family Resource Center. Run, walk, wheelchair! Service animals & strollers are welcome! Check-in is 6:30-7:30 AM at Rancho Los Amigos. Run/walk begins at 8 AM. Come for music, information booths, and more!
Event registration ends Monday, March 31.
Fees are: $20 for Youth (Ages 5-18) *Fee includes 2nd Annual T-shirt*
$35 for Adults (Ages 19+)
**FREE admission for all kids up to 4 years of age!**
Please click for more information: Downey 5K for TLC
Vendor Registration Form
NOTE: Vendor registration deadline is Friday, March 20, 2014
Tour de Downey Bike Event- Saturday, June 14, 2014
Click for more information on Tour de Downey!
The City of Downey's Adult Walking Club Ages 40 +
Join our FREE Walking Club every Monday. Check-In from 11:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Walking Club will meet in front of the Barbara J. Riley Community and Senior Center and will include 2 laps around the community center. *weather permitting*
For more information please call the Barbara J. Riley Community and Senior Center at 562- 904-7223 or click here.
How should a healthy plate look like?
Healthy Eating Tip of the Day:
Popcorn is a whole grain! Pop a bag of low-fat or fat-free popcorn for a healthier snack. 3 cups equals 1 oz of grains.
(Brought to you by ChooseMyPlate.gov)
Stay Healthy Downey Meeting Recaps
For Healthy Downey Meeting Recaps, please click on one of the dates below:
- Tuesday, January 15, 2013
- Tuesday, February 5, 2013
- Tuesday, March 5, 2013
- Tuesday, April 9, 2013
- Tuesday, May 7, 2013
- Tuesday, June 11, 2013
- Tuesday, July 9, 2013
- Tuesday, August 13, 2013
- Tuesday, September 10, 2013
- Tuesday, October 15, 2013
- Tuesday, November 12, 2013
- Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Stay Healthy Downey Partners