The Go Healthy Houston Task Force was established on September 17, 2012, via Executive Order 1-8 with the mission to identify concrete actions to address obesity in the City of Houston. The Executive Order acknowledged that obesity and related social determinants of health are a significant health threat for the City of Houston and are directly associated with increased health costs and lower productivity for individuals and companies.
Go Healthy Houston is a key contributor to Houston being known for its collaborative health community, creative solutions to urban health issues, and positive health outcomes.
Foster within local government a culture that promotes laws, programs, projects, and policies that increase healthier living.
Nutrition and Healthy Eating
Active Living and Physical Activity
Disparities in Health Outcomes