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National Public Health Week This Week

Posted: Monday, April 2nd, 2012 at 6:26 am
Author: KCII News - Bill Gatchel

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Washington County Public Health is celebrating National Public Health Week this week.Chrystal Woller with Washington County Public Health says this year they have a theme of “A Healthier America Begins Today:  Join the Movement.”

She says there are many things people on a community level can do to promote physical activity, nutrition and other prevention strategies to reduce and combat the incidence of obesity in the county.  Woller adds another option is to join the Washington County Safe Coalition.

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Woller notes the affect it has when people do not take care of their health.

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To find out more about the Washington County Obesity Prevention Taskforce as well as the SAFE Coalition, contact Washington County Public Health.