Physical Activity - News

Another Successful SR2S Month and New Funding Announcement

Posted on: June 20th, 2017 by Glenn

The month of May marked the fourth year of Safe Routes to School (SR2S) education and encouragement events in Franklin County.  This year, Davis, St. Joseph’s, and Flanders Elementary Schools in Malone as well as Petrova Elementary in Saranac Lake participated in a month-long Walk and Bike to School Challenge. Students who participated were entered Read the Rest…

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Tri-Lakes Diabetes Prevention Efforts Celebrating Success

Posted on: June 5th, 2017 by Glenn

Moving Forward Together (to Prevent Diabetes) works!  The Heart Network partnered with Adirondack Health to plan the program, and in January 2016 Adirondack Health providers began referring patients with pre-diabetes to the Moving Forward Together (MFT) lifestyle coach. Since that time, more than 125 Tri-Lakes residents have participated in the program – and the majority 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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