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FYI- There is a City of Manchester Friends and Family Walking Team set up for the
2017 Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Saturday, 9/23/17 at 10:00am at Arms Park
I hope you will walk with us! Please Register Here: http://act.alz.org/site/TR?fr_id=10478&pg=team&team_id=419699
or consider giving a donation to support Alzheimer’s Awareness and the
Walk to End Alzheimer’s. Please spread the word… Thanks!
Congrats Carrie Perry from the Mayor's Office who won the Fitbit Blaze @ the City Employee Appreciation BBQ donated by the Wellness Committee!
Nice job Tammy Clarke organizing such a large walking team for the Cigna Race!
Thank you for participating in the Know Your Numbers Health Screenings! It is important to keep track of your blood pressure, blood glucose, cholesterol and BMI levels. Here is some additional information on your target numbers from the American Heart Association: HEALTHY GUIDELINES
Thank you to all the volunteers and donors along with the Red Cross for holding 2 City blood drives again this year! We had a great turn out on 1/12/17 and almost hit the goal for collection! Together we made a difference!
Flu season starts around October and usually peaks in January/February. But you can catch the flu all year long. Symptoms may be minor, like a runny nose or sore throat, or very serious – even life-threatening. Your best protection is to get the flu vaccine each year. It’s even safe for babies as young as 6 months. Talk to your doctor if you have questions or concerns about the vaccine.
Because the flu is spread through contact with affected people and things, good hygiene is an important defense. Wash your hands often to kill germs, and avoid people who
are sick. If you get the flu, stay home for at least 24 hours after a fever passes so you’re
CLICK HERE FOR CITY EMPLOYEE FLU SHOT SCHEDULE
FYI- Here is an article from HUB International with some healthy lifestyle tips and tips for avoiding spring allergies! CLICK HERE FOR ARTICLE
Click Here to learn about a quick 10 minute lunchtime workout!
Check out this document on how to read Nutrition Labels provided by Hannaford Dietitian, Marilyn Mills in this week’s Healthy Eating class at City Hall. Click Here
Kick the carb overload for the New Year! Try one of these healthy spaghetti squash recipes. They are packed with flavor and protein without all the calories in pasta!
Click here for recipes.
Buffalo Chicken Spaghetti Squash
Healthy Hint #38
You can’t do much without healthy bones, joints and muscles. As you age, it’s especially important to protect your “moving parts” with aerobic and muscle-strengthening exercises.
These activities can slow the loss of bone density that makes you weaker and more likely to get hurt as you get older. They also lower your risk for arthritis and osteoporosis down the road. You may not be able to look young forever, but you can help yourself feel young for many years to come.