Physical Activity - News

NCHHN Hosts Bike Safety Week

Posted on: July 29th, 2014 by Glenn

Earlier this month, the Franklin County Safe Routes to School Program in association with the North Country Healthy Heart Network hosted a week long biking and walking safety course as part of the Saranac Lake Area Youth Program at Petrova School.  You can see photos from the event and more in the Adirondack Daily Enterprise.

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Congress for New Urbanism

Posted on: July 8th, 2014 by Glenn

Last month Heartnetwork program manager Jamie Konkoski attended the Congress for New Urbanism in Buffalo.  You can read some of her takeaways at Get Out and Live North Country.

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Surgeon General – Walking and Cooking are Our Patriotic Duties

Posted on: June 26th, 2014 by Glenn

In a recent interview Boris Luschniak, the acting Surgeon General of the United States made an eloquent and inspiring case for making HEALTH a priority, within our institutions AND within ourselves.  In 4 minutes, he boiled down everything the Heart Network strives to achieve in our daily work.  His brief words are ones we can Read the Rest…

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NYSDOT Highlights Heart Network in Complete Streets Report

Posted on: April 16th, 2014 by Glenn

Governor Andrew Cuomo in partnership with the New York State Department of Transportation has release a report, “New York State Complete Streets Report“.  The report is in response to the Complete Streets Act which was signed into law by the Governor Cuomo on August 15, 2011. The Report explains the details of the law and Read the Rest…

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Healthcare Leadership Summit May 5-7

Posted on: April 8th, 2014 by Glenn

We have been asked to spread the word about an exciting looking summit coming up in May which will work to address many healthcare providers concerns about the Affordable Care Act. 2014 is shaping up to be a transformative year in the evolution of how we all consume, deliver and pay for healthcare.  Designed as a Read the Rest…

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