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Fit Pix Convenience Store Update

Posted on: March 31st, 2016 by Glenn

The Fit Pix Convenience Store Project is well underway with 5 stores signing Memorandums of Understanding in March! Three stores are veterans of the Creating Healthy Places Fit Pix initiative. These include: Mad Joe’s in Moira, Lizzie Ann’s in Constable and The Village Market in Burke. New participants are Pal’s Pit Stop in Malone and Read the Rest…


Staff Travels to Albany for Obesity Prevention Meeting

Posted on: February 26th, 2016 by Glenn

During the last week of January the Heart Network’s Creating Healthy Schools and Communities, CHSC, staff joined other grantees from around the state at the New York State Department of Health and the Obesity Prevention Center for Excellence’s annual meeting. During the two-day conference, grantees heard from a variety of prestigious speakers including Michael Baran Read the Rest…


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…


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…


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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