(SAVANNAH, GA) On Tuesday, December 15, join the Healthy Savannah team for a #HealthyWalk at Savannah Ogeechee Canal Museum and Nature Center, 681 Fort Argyle Rd, Savannah, GA 31419. Be sure to wear your mask if you plan to walk. Check out last week’s walk at Wormsloe Historic Site. https://fb.watch/2i1PGToHTc/
(SAVANNAH,GA) Savannah Country Day School has partnered with the Rotary Club of Savannah to establish a campus Interact Club for students ages 12-18. Modeled as a junior Rotary, the Interact Club will focus on service projects within the Savannah community and a larger, global project each year. https://carriagetradepr.com/savannah-country-day-school-and-rotary/
(SAVANNAH, GA) Truman Linear Park Trail Phase 2A is the Savannah area’s newest trail. Help keep it neat and tidy by joining volunteers on December 12 to pick up any litter and collect recycling, trim vegetation, and make sure the trail is in tiptop shape. All tools and supplies will be provided, along with refreshments. Helpers will be spatially...
(HEALTHYSAVANNAH.ORG) Healthy Savannah has compiled a list of food products to prioritize when giving to food banks or food drives this holiday season. Often, highly processed food or those with high added salt and sugars and those that lack nutrients are the cheapest and easiest to get. This year, Healthy Savannah asks that you review these guidelines before making your donation...
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Enmarket Encourage Health Education Series, in partnership with Healthy Savannah, will stream its next broadcast on January 7 with “Activity-Friendly Routes to Everyday Destinations.” Watch the interactive program LIVE at 1:00 p.m. on Healthy Savannah’s Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/healthysav/). It will also be rebroadcast at a later date on the City of Savannah’s Government Channel and on SavannahNow.com/podcasts.
(SAVANNAH, GA) A public health professor at Georgia Southern University has facilitated a Photovoice project to identify social, cultural, and physical barriers that discourage breastfeeding by African American mothers in Chatham County and to identify opportunities to remove those obstacles. Nandi A. Marshall, DrPH, MPH, CHES, an associate professor and Interim Associate Dean of Academic Affairs in the Jiann-Ping...
(SAVANNAHNOW.COM) November was National Runaway Prevention Month. With the pandemic only emphasizing the ongoing problem of youth homelessness in our community, Park Place and its partner agencies are raising awareness for runaway and homeless youth and providing resources and strategies for preventing youth from running away. The Executive Director of Park Place Outreach spotlights resources available to support youth in crisis...
(SAVANNAH, GA) Center Parc Credit Union presented a $5000 check to the Hudson Hill Community Garden Network on December 3. The community garden will foster relations by bringing generations together as well as feed neighborhood residents and provide youth with employment opportunities. Center Parc Credit Union also presented a $3500 check for the community garden at the Moses Jackson Advancement Center...
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(SAVANNAH, GA) The Enmarket Encourage Health Educational Series, in partnership with Healthy Savannah, will stream its next LIVE broadcast on January 7 exploring “Activity-Friendly Routes to Everyday Destinations." Also sponsored by Center Parc Credit Union, the program will live-stream at 1:00 p.m. on Healthy Savannah’s Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/healthysav/) and will be streamed on Enmarket’s Facebook page. The program will be...
(SAVANNAH, GA) Flu season is in full swing. But this one is like no other. As we await a COVID-19 vaccine, there’s another that’s readily available in Savannah, thanks to a CDC flu prevention grant. On Sunday, December 13, the Chatham County Health Department will offer free seasonal flu shots to the public in downtown Savannah. While the coronavirus...
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