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Staying Healthy @ CCU

Take time for your health! Being healthy and safe requires a commitment, but it doesn’t have to be time-consuming. Take a few minutes a day to be intentional about living a healthier and safer life.

Eat healthy.
Eat a variety of fruits, vegetables and whole grains every day.
Limit foods and drinks high in calories, sugar, salt, fat and alcohol.
Eat a balanced diet to help keep a healthy weight.

Be active.
Be active for at least 2½ hours a week. Include activities that raise your breathing and heart rate, and strengthen your muscles.

Protect yourself.

  • Wear helmets, seat belts, sunscreen and insect repellent.
  • Wash hands to stop the spread of germs.
  • Avoid smoking and breathing smoke from smokers.
  • Build safe and healthy relationships with family and friends.
  • Be ready for emergencies. Make a supply kit. Make a plan. Be informed.

Manage stress.

  • Balance work, home and play.
  • Get support from family and friends.
  • Stay positive.
  • Take time to relax.
  • Get 7 to 9 hours of sleep each night.
  • Get help or counseling if needed.

Be proactive about your health.

  • Ask a medical provider how you can lower your chances for health problems based on your lifestyle, and personal and family health histories.
  • Find out what exams, tests and immunizations you need and when to get them.
  • See your medical provider when you are sick, have pain, notice changes or have problems with medicine.

Join us by promoting a healthy environment for all Coastal students, faculty and staff.