West Michigan schools awarded program supporting children's health

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Posted at 11:42 AM, Jan 27, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-27 11:43:14-05

WEST MICHIGAN — Several area schools have been awarded a program from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan that supports children’s health.

“Building Healthy Communities” is coming to 341 Michigan K-12 schools in virtual, face-to-face and hybrid formats, according to a news release Wednesday.

West Michigan-area districts with participating districts include:

  • Zeeland Public Schools
  • Coopersville Public School District
  • Grand Haven Area Public Schools
  • Grandville Public Schools
  • Reeths-Puffer Schools
  • Whitehall District Schools

“It is important that children develop healthy habits during this pandemic,” MDHHS Chief Medical Executive Dr. Joneigh Khaldun said.