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Heart Network welcomes new staff member

Posted on: June 12th, 2018 by Glenn

The North Country Healthy Heart Network has announced the hiring of a new staff member: Project Coordinator Grace Mayhew. As project coordinator, Mayhew will support implementation of the Heart Network’s Health Systems for a Tobacco Free New York and Creating Healthy Schools and Communities programs, which are funded by New York State. “We are so pleased Read the Rest…

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JCEO, Heart Network team up to offer Mobile Farmers’ Market

Posted on: May 16th, 2018 by Glenn

The Joint Council for Economic Opportunity (JCEO) and North Country Healthy Heart Network have announced the launch of a new Mobile Farmers’ Market that will provide access to fresh fruit and vegetables at 10 community-based stops in Clinton and Franklin counties. The program is made possible by a grant from Excellus BlueCross BlueShield’s Community Health Read the Rest…

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Students, staff at Brushton-Moira CSD participate in wellness days

Posted on: May 15th, 2018 by Glenn

Staff and student wellness is a key component of creating healthier schools and communities. In March 2018, Brushton-Moira Central School District hosted its second annual Staff Wellness Day and the first-ever Student Wellness Day, with support from the North Country Healthy Heart Network. The staff program follows up 2017’s successful event that earned high marks Read the Rest…

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Support, services available for smokers affected by proposed law

Posted on: May 14th, 2018 by Glenn

A current proposed local law that would raise the age for purchasing tobacco products in Essex County to 21 would have a real and immediate impact on individuals age 18-20 who are already smoking. If you or someone you know are among those who would be affected by this proposal, the North Country Health Heart Read the Rest…

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Saranac Lake awarded Silver Level Walk Friendly Communities Designation

Posted on: May 14th, 2018 by Glenn

SARANAC LAKE — The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center has designated Saranac Lake a silver level Walk Friendly Community for its walkability initiatives and programs. Sponsored by FedEx, Walk Friendly Communities is a national recognition program aimed at recognizing communities for their commitment to pedestrian safety. Saranac Lake is designated as a Silver-level community due to Read the Rest…

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