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Tri-Lakes Diabetes Prevention Efforts Celebrating Success

Posted on: June 5th, 2017 by Glenn

The Heart Networks newest Diabetes prevention program, Moving Forward Together, works! Moving Forward Together to Prevent Diabetes in Franklin County (MFT) is a program developed by North Country Healthy Heart Network with funding from With funding from Excellus BlueCross Blue Shield to encourage and support health provider efforts to identify and address pre-diabetes. The Heart Network 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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FitPix Welcomes Farm to Market

Posted on: March 29th, 2017 by Glenn

Farm to Market is a great name for a Fit Pix C-Store. Which is convenient, because it’s the name of our newest Fit Pix convenience store participant! We are excited to welcome Scott and Jane Degon, owners of Farm to Market, to the Fit Pix group. They are the fourth new store this year and Read the Rest…

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National Breakfast Week

Posted on: March 15th, 2017 by Glenn

Schools around the country are celebrating healthy breakfast this month. National School Breakfast Week, which took place March 6-10, celebrated with this year’s theme “Take the School Breakfast Challenge”. The annual event encourages students, teachers and parents to start the day out right with foods that will provide adequate fuel to power them through the Read the Rest…

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