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Network of Cessation Support Grows

Posted on: May 29th, 2017 by Glenn

The Heart Network continues working to expand the North Country’s network of support for tobacco cessation.  Nine people from five North Country organizations were trained in May to provide tobacco cessation education in their settings.  These newly trained individuals will be invited to join an existing network of Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialists (health professionals trained Read the Rest…

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Malone Adivsory Board Reaps the Fruits of its Labor

Posted on: May 27th, 2017 by Glenn

The Malone Complete Streets Advisory Board deserves a big round of applause!  Earlier this month it was announced that Franklin County was awarded two grants worth $1.35 million.  Franklin County submitted the grant while the application was written by members of the Malone Complete Streets Advisory Board.  The grant will fund two pedestrian projects in Read the Rest…

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Brushton Moira Hosts Staff Wellness Day

Posted on: May 27th, 2017 by Glenn

So often when trying to create a healthy environment in schools the focus is on promoting student health and wellness.  However, it’s also important to look for ways to support administrators, teachers and staff members.  This past March, Brushton Moira CSD did just that. The district held a half-day staff development session and provided an Read the Rest…

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New Workplace Wellness Committee

Posted on: May 8th, 2017 by Glenn

Franklin County, as an employer, has formed a wellness committee.  As part of the Fit Pix Worksite Project, facilitated by North Country Healthy Heart Network with funding from NYSDOH, county department champions came together to discuss ideas and concerns related to healthy lifestyles at work.  The outcome of the meeting was an unanimous vote to Read the Rest…

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Supporting our Supporters: Heart Network Gathering to Connect and Thank North Country Tobacco Treatment Specialists

Posted on: April 10th, 2017 by Glenn

At the Heart Network, we believe in supporting our supporters. For several years, we have built up a peer-to-peer network for North Country Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialists (CTTS or ‘treatment specialist’) working within our partner Health Systems. In addition to investing in certification training, the Heart Network hosts gatherings where Treatment Specialists can connect with Read the Rest…

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