The Connect for Health text message program sends parents about two text messages a week to support healthy behavior change with their family. Messages are sent for one year and include tips on healthy eating, sleep, and being active, as a few examples. Sign families up for text messaging in the EHR.
Here is a sampling of Connect for Health text messages:
Reference: Price S, Ferisin S, Sharifi M, Steinberg D, Bennett G, Wolin KY, Horan C, Koziol R, Marshall R, Taveras EM. Development and Implementation of an Interactive Text Messaging Campaign to Support Behavior Change in a Childhood Obesity Randomized Controlled Trial. J Health Commun. 2015 Jul;20(7):843-50.