Free Lunch for Kids This Summer in L.A. County

School’s out for summer. That means fun in the sun — and food insecurity for many of the 20 million kids who rely on free and reduced-price school lunches. Only 1 in 6 eligible children and teens receive free lunches during the summer. But that free lunch is out there, and your local public library might be the place to find it.

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ChooseHealthLAMoms.com Helps New Moms Achieve Healthy Weight

This week the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health launched ChooseHealthLAMoms.com, a free online resource to help new mothers in L.A. County get healthy after having a baby. By encouraging three simple activities — exclusive breastfeeding, drinking water, and walking — the website aims to help new moms return to a healthy weight. Moms can create an account on the website to get free lessons, text reminders, and a weekly tracker that …

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