Go! Getters

5-4-3-2-1Go!® is licensed for use in Nebraska and western Iowa. Many partners across our region are using this fun, effective message to help kids develop lifelong healthy habits. Below are some of the communities with active 5-4-3-2-1Go!® campaigns. Find out who is involved with 5-4-3-2-1Go!®  in your local community and join in the fun!

If you want to use 5-4-3-2-1 Go!® in your local community (and it is not listed below) please visit our “Get Go!-ing” page and download available materials, or contact one of our Go Nebraska Kids team members at gonebraskakids@gmail.com for more info.

Colfax County

In Colfax County, local hospitals, schools, businesses, and families are working together to host 5-4-3-2-1Go!® campaigns across the community. This work is part of the Community Health Improvement Plan which identified obesity prevention as a community health priority issue.

To learn more about 5-4-3-2-1Go!® in Colfax County contact Claudia at claudia.lanuza@alegent.org.

Douglas County

In Douglas County and the Greater Omaha area, The Wellbeing Partners works collaboratively with youth-serving organizations to ensure our community thrives because all kids engage in lifelong healthy eating and active living habits. One of these efforts is to promote 5-4-3-2-1Go!® in a select number of schools and youth organizations. Contact their Youth Wellness Coordinator at youthwellness@thewellbeingpartners.org to learn more.

Lincoln/Lancaster County

For the past three years, Lincoln/Lancaster County Health Department has partnered with over 50 community partners to work as a Go! Team to promote 5-4-3-2-1Go!®  across the community. The Go! Team has created tons of fun resources, videos, and activities to help kids and families learn and practice the 5 key recommendations.

For resources and more information visit http://lincoln.ne.gov/city/health/educat/go.htm.

Sarpy/Cass Counties

In Sarpy and Cass Counties, local hospitals, schools, businesses, and families are working together to host 5-4-3-2-1Go!® campaigns across the community. This work aligns with the community health improvement plan that determined childhood obesity as a key community health issue.

To learn more about 5-4-3-2-1Go!® in Sarpy or Cass County contact Amanda at Amanda.Smith@alegent.org.

Nebraska Extension

Nebraska Extension is found in every county across the State.  Extension is committed to helping youth and families gain the knowledge and skills needed to promote behavior changes necessary to improve their health.  A key message that is promoted across the state is 5-4-3-2-1Go!® . The message is used in schools, child care programs, WIC sites, out of school/after school settings, farmers’ markets and more. Learn more about Nebraska Extension’s effort around nutrition and health at food.unl.edu

For Extension’s 5-4-3-2-1Go!® resources visit http://necnpc.unl.edu/54321gomaterials.