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Healthy You for Life Opens at Landstown

CHKD’s Healthy You for Life program added a new location in Virginia Beach at the CHKD Health Center at Landstown. Virginia Beach families now have convenient access to services designed to help children gain control of their weight and improve their health. The wait time for patients to get in at this location is only a couple of weeks.

Beginning May 1, 2017, Healthy You for Life will no longer offer a clinic at Oakbrooke in Chesapeake. Clinics will be offered at the locations listed below.

New group fitness classes are offered through Sports Medicine. Children do not have to be enrolled in Healthy You for Life to participate. Out-of-pocket cost for fitness classes is $35 for 16 classes. Classes are offered with open rolling enrollment twice a week, year round in the following locations:

Children ages 3-18 who have weight-related health problems are eligible for referral to CHKD's Healthy You for Life program. Healthy You for Life's multi-disciplinary team includes a physician, nurse, nurse practitioner, exercise specialists, registered dietitians and behavioral counselors. Children and their parents work with the team on nutrition, including diet and meal planning, physical activity, goal setting and emotional support. Referral forms may be downloaded here.

Physician’s interested in referring a patient may do so by faxing this form to (757) 668-7809 or call (757) 668-7035 for more information.

Questions? Call Babs Benson, RN, at (757) 668-7035.

Learn more about CHKD’s Healthy You for Life clinic and fitness classes here.

About Nancy Huss

About Nancy  Huss Nancy Huss is a patient-focused, dynamic health care professional with a dozen years of experience serving as director in a multi-specialty outpatient setting. With 30 years of progressively responsible experience in both hospital and outpatient settings, Huss has extensive knowledge of healthcare operations ranging from patient care, physician relations to administration.