9 Total Quotes

Shelley Hearne Quotes

People think there is nothing that they can do, that obesity is inevitable. This is not rocket science: It's all about how many calories you're putting in yourself, and how many are getting out. We need to go back to the basics.
Shelley Hearne
#Obesity

We have a crisis of poor nutrition and physical inactivity in the U.S. and it's time we dealt with it.
Shelley Hearne
#Crisis

We have a crisis in poor nutrition and physical activity in this country. It's simple math: we are eating more and exercising less. And it's time we deal with it in a much more systematic and realistic way.
Shelley Hearne
#Country

The reality is that if a pandemic hits, it's not just a health emergency. It's the big one. It requires big thinking to make sure all those dots are connected. Katrina was a wake-up call.
Shelley Hearne
#Health

It's inexcusable that there are no performance measures or progress reports that the public can use. People need to know what they can expect from the public programs that are intended to protect them in an emergency.
Shelley Hearne
#People

Health-care workers need to be assured that their families will be taken care of in these situations, and that can mean everything from making sure they get drugs or vaccines, or food and a safe place to stay or even child care during an emergency. Hospitals need to be sure they can man the fort in the midst of a crisis.
Shelley Hearne
#Health

Bulging waistlines are growing and it's going to cost taxpayers more dollars regardless of where you live.
Shelley Hearne
#Cost

This is the largest public health crisis to face this country in nearly a hundred years. If [HHS] does its job well, what you actually do is you prevent hundreds of thousands of people from getting sick.
Shelley Hearne
#Country

We're not prepared. It's the ugly truth. If our emergency response failed so badly for a Category 5 hurricane, imagine what would happen if a Category 5 viral storm hit every state.
Shelley Hearne
#Truth