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Meeting Notes

2/15/21 – New Website!
February is heart health month!

Join our February HCAT coalition meeting to hear an update from the Arlington Pediatric Clinic on their efforts to provide medical and mental health services to children in low income families. Maria Slattery will also share how APS Health and Physical Education staff are keeping kids active during virtual learning and we will hear presentations from two dietetic interns at Virginia Cooperative Extension and Northern Virginia Family Service on heart health topics.

Physical Activity and Outdoor Play Subcommittee – February 23 at 11 am

10/1/20 – Walking Challenge Flyer

7/28/20  –

5/15/20 –

Making the healthiest choices the easiest choices for children in Arlington

Children’s Health Items of Interest

Arlington Food Assistance Center

Pantries Accepting Produce Donations

Life is more fun when I am active!

HCAT is a member of the Arlington Living Schoolyard Initiative to support outdoor learning when in-person learning returns in March 2021. For more information on this initiative and to add your voice to this effort:

1) Sign onto our letter of support for outdoor learning in Arlington.

2) Complete our Arlington Outdoor Learning information form.

3) Learn more about the National COVID-19 Outdoor Learning Initiative and the resources and support that are available for outdoor learning by visiting their website.

4) Read the Arlington Living Schoolyard Initiative draft white paper.

Healthy Halloween Snack Ideas:


Mary Sanders

Food Security Subcommittee – February 16 at 2 pm

Please contact Mary at hcatarlington@gmail.com if you would like to join one of the subcommittees.