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Living Well With Chronic Conditions; a Free program

WHO: The York City Bureau of Health is partnering with the YMCA of York and York County to provide a free six-session, health education workshop for persons with chronic conditions and their care-givers. WHAT: Community members are invited to pre-register … Continue reading

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Help for Adults with Prediabetes coming soon to the YMCA of York and York County

The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program helps adults make lasting lifestyle changes that will improve their overall health and reduce their chance of developing type 2 diabetes. YMCA of York and York County will offer  The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program – an … Continue reading

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My walk to City Hall – by Furman Dennis

Furman Dennis, a 4th grade student at Lincoln Charter School, was so excited about walking to City Hall during the kick-off Bike in York Week event, that he wrote a story about the event, and then sent it to me … Continue reading

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My healthier life: Savanna’s story

Since 2010, many organizations that represent government, healthcare, education, business, faith-based and community organizations have been working together to improve the health of those who live, work, play and learn in the City of York. This movement to implement policy, … Continue reading

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Free fall prevention program for older adults

Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities. A MATTER OF BALANCE is an award-winning program designed to manage falls and increase activity levels. The York City Bureau of Health will provide A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns … Continue reading

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The City of York Named a Bronze Level Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists

As thousands participate in Bike to Work Week nationwide, the League of American Bicyclists has announced its latest round of Bicycle Friendly Community (BCF) awards, including the City of York at the Bronze level. With nearly 40 million Americans bicycling … Continue reading

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York is playful!

Since 2008, the City of York has been designated a Playful City USA member. Tomorrow, Tuesday, May 13, 2014, we find out if we have been awarded the title for the 7th year in a row!  WE KNOW we are … Continue reading

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Parents, learn how to talk to your kids about their weight

It can be difficult to tackle the touchy weight conversation, while ensuring your child’s self-confidence remained intact.

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York City students Kick Butts!

On April 23, 2014, Eat Play Breathe York and Keep York Beautiful partnered with urban schools to “Kick Butts” and clean up York city! Two hundred fifty nine 5th grade students from Jackson, McKinley, Davis, Devers, Ferguson and Goode Elementary … Continue reading

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Family First Health dentists to offer free screenings for kids as part of YMCA Healthy Kids Day

Family First Health’s dental directors Drs. Joseph and LaJuan Mountain will provide free dental screenings to children as part of the York YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day, April 26, 2014. In partnership with Colgate’s Bright Smiles, Bright Futures program, the Mountains … Continue reading

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