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As part of the promotion of National Senior Health & Fitness Day, several older adult and senior service agencies in Winebago County put together a new map of senior-friendly activity locations.
To view a larger version of the map, or to download the full brochure, click on our active communities page.
Parents Who Host Lose the Most
It’s that time of year for the Parents Who Host Lose the Most Campaign. This is a national, state, and local campaign that reminds parents that it is illegal and dangerous to host underage drinking parties. The Parents Who Host Lose the Most campaign encourages parents and the ENTIRE community to send a unified message that teen alcohol consumption is unhealthy, unsafe and unacceptable.
Choose a 'SmartPlate' at Local Restaurants
We've partnered with several area restaurants to bring you SmartPlate, a new initiative highlighting menu items that get a "thumbs up" from local health professionals. Check out the the re:TH!NK food & nutrition page or the SmartPlate website to learn more about this project.
County Receives Grant from DOT to Conduct Bike/Ped Study
In 2015, Winnebago County will begin the process to create a county-wide bicycle and pedestrian plan, focusing on connecting the rural parts of the county with existing routes/trails and other bike/ped plans in order to make biking and walking easier for residents that want to travel from "point A to point B." The County Bike/Ped Plan will compliment re:TH!NK's Drive Your Bike Campaign, which promotes and encourages use of the bicycle as a viable form of transportation.
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Learn mental wellness tips with re:TH!NK's #MentalHealthMonday!
Every Monday, check out re:TH!NK's Facebook page for tips on how to improve your mental wellness! There's no health without mental health, and taking care of your mental health can help you on your way to overall wellness. We're also posting about mental illness awareness and suicide prevention in our community, so keep an eye out for those posts!