Gigi_JDouglasDaughter_SmellingFlowers_FAN369The NatureRx pilot project to impact children’s health via nature experiences. With NatureRx, pediatric health providers (such as pediatricians and pediatric nurse practitioners) give “nature” prescriptions for kids and families to go outside in a natural setting for unstructured play or family walks. NatureRx is part of a new national awareness that health care providers can be health champions and encourage family experiences in nature. Report on Nature Prescriptions Pilot Project.  Nature prescription NatureRx were used by providers in this pilot project.  In summer 2014, Kaiser began giving an educational flyer “Nature Play in San Diego” for patient families to families in their local Kaiser Permanente pediatric clinics, Kaiser_NaturePlay_Flyer.

Parents: Ask your health providers to get involved. Refer your provider to this Webpage. You can also give providers the contact information of NatureRx coordinator Jennifer Douglas, moc.oohaynull@salguodcrefinnej , 858-344-5490.

American Academy of Pediatrics – Rx pad for Healthy Active Living
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