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Moving Forward to Prevent Diabetes in Franklin County

Posted on: February 22nd, 2016 by Glenn

Moving Forward Together to Prevent Diabetes in Franklin County, MFT, is a new, 3 year pilot project funded by Excellus BlueCross BlueShield.  MFT is testing a population based intervention used for treating tobacco use, known as the 5A’s, to see if it is effective in preventing diabetes. The Heart Network is piloting the program first Read the Rest…

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Mental Health Leaders Receive Honors

Posted on: February 22nd, 2016 by Glenn

Peter Trout, Director of Clinton County Mental Health & Addiction Services, and Steve Valley, Director of Essex County Mental Health, were recently recognized as this region’s 2015 Health Systems Change Community Champions for a Tobacco Free NY. Glens Falls Hospital, in partnership with North Country Healthy Heart Network, selected the two based on the tremendous Read the Rest…

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Moving Forward and Annual Report

Posted on: October 1st, 2015 by Glenn

The North Country Healthy Heart Network, Inc. has just successfully completed its 14th year of operation (FY July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2015) during which time it continued to partner with others to increase health promoting policy, plans and projects in North Country communities. In concert with these efforts the Heart Network sponsored and Read the Rest…

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New Grant – Creating Healthy Schools and Communities

Posted on: September 28th, 2015 by Glenn

The Heart Network is pleased to announce one of our newest grants. Creating Healthy Schools and Communities grant, NYS Department of Health, will provide $250,000 annually for five years to implement strategies to combat obesity and other chronic diseases in three high needs school districts and their surrounding communities.  The districts are Brushton-Moira, Malone and Read the Rest…

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May Was Walk and Bike to School Month

Posted on: June 30th, 2015 by Glenn

Last month, the Franklin County Safe Routes to School Committee in partnership with the North Country Healthy Heart Network sponsored ‘Walk and Bike to School Month in Franklin County.  The month long promotion consisted of scheduled ‘walk to school days’ and walking and biking events at Davis, Flanders, and St. Joes’ Elementary School’s in Malone Read the Rest…

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