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Taskforce Celebrates Anniversary

Posted: Friday, November 4th, 2011 at 6:25 am
Author: KCII News - Bill Gatchel


The Obesity Prevention Task Force is celebrating their first anniversary today.  Lynn Fisher with Washington County Public Health says the task force was acknowledged in the five-year health improvement plan for the county.

She says over the course of the last year, they have started a workplace wellness initiative, starting two student-led gardens, safe routes to schools project, and the Healthiest State Initiative.  Fisher says all of these projects will continue into next year.

She adds every citizen of the county is invited to join in working on the projects.  For more information, contact Lynn Fisher at Washington County Public Health 653-7758 or Eric Turner Eric Turner at Jet Physical Therapy 653-5494.