Health and Wellness
Articles pertinent to the health and wellness of our communities residents.
Posted by Lisa Malde on May 20, 2013
The Salida Summer Food Service Program is gearing up for its second year of providing healthy, free lunches for youth 18 and under all summer long. The first lunches will be served June 3rd and the program runs, Monday-Friday, through August 9th . Any youth in Chaffee County, 18 and under, can enjoy a free meal at the Salida Boys & Girls Club from noon – 1:00 pm all summer long.
Posted by Salida Recreation on May 13, 2013
The City of Salida Recreation Department will host 3 community track meets this spring/summer at the Salida High School track.
Posted by Lisa Malde on April 25, 2013
Riding a bicycle can be done on just about any day, in any location, despite almost any excuse. And thanks to our great community, we can ride throughout Chaffee County with ease.
Posted by Citizen Team on April 17, 2013
The eight running of the Salida Pole, Pedal, Paddle (3P) will run this Sunday, April 21. The event was canceled last year due to the abnormally warm and dry April; however recent storms on Monarch Pass have greatly improved the condition of the ski course.
Posted by Lee Hart on March 19, 2013
In its first foray into the natural products trade, Don’t Go Nuts, a division of Pinto Barn, garnered a coveted Nexty Award. The award is given to select exhibitors identified as key leaders and influencers at the Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim, Calif.
Posted by Lisa Malde on March 18, 2013
Why not eat healthy? In our community, it is easier than you think.
Posted by Lisa Malde on March 6, 2013
Partners have secured nearly $100,000 to support phase two of the Salida Garden to Cafeteria Program, to be implemented in 2013, which will include increasing garden infrastructure and expanding production. To support this need, a 24×48 foot gable roof hoop house is being installed at the Holman garden site the week of March 11-15, 2013.
Posted by Citizen Team on February 27, 2013
Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center would like to apologize to Ms. Emile Dubia for an unfortunate course of events involving her hospital bill. It is never our intention to embarrass any patient, and we sincerely regret that she felt she was treated disrespectfully by the hospital.
Posted by Lisa Malde on February 20, 2013
Progress is never easy but it is always a worthy cause to fight for. LiveWell Chaffee County focuses on policy, environmental and lifestyle changes that remove barriers and increase access to healthy behaviors for citizens of our community. LWCC aims to provide everyone with access to local, healthy foods and opportunities for physical activity in the places they live, work, learn and play. In 2012, LiveWell Chaffee County and its partners made great and successful strides for the people of Chaffee County.
Posted in Health and Wellness, Schools | Tagged Awareness, Bike Lane, Bike to School Day, Bike to Work Day, buena vista, Children, Community, Gardens, Healthy Living, LiveWell Chaffee County, Outreach, Physical Activity, salida, Schools | Leave a response
Posted by Lisa Malde on January 12, 2013
Join LiveWell Chaffee County’s GAPP and make a big difference in our community. GAPP makes the issues and facts available to you and your voice influences a letter to your elected officials. The actions of our government have an enormous impact on health and wellness policies, so please educate yourself and take action.
Posted by Ann Marie Swan on October 30, 2012
The Citizen Team is interested in getting to know you better. We’ll ask occasional questions, covering a spectrum of topics. Some questions will be for fun, some to help us learn how to create or do something, others to get you thinking. Whatever it is, we hope to engage you. The first question concerns local foods we eat in the fall. We’d love to hear from you.
Posted by Citizen Team on September 25, 2012
The sheriff’s office and Chaffee County Build A Generation, in cooperation with the Buena Vista and Salida police departments, have organized a second Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. This one will be held on Saturday, September 29, from 10am-2pm as part of the national event sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Administration.
Posted by Citizen Team on September 20, 2012
Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center will host its fourth annual Women’s Health Day on Saturday, September 29, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the SteamPlant Event Center, 220 West Sackett Avenue, Salida.
Posted by Citizen Team on September 18, 2012
Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center is conducting a community health needs assessment from September 18 to September 28. Results from the completed surveys will be used to inform the hospital’s strategic planning for the future.
Posted by Citizen Team on September 11, 2012
Forum One: Drug and Alcohol “Proofing” Your Kids
1:00 – 2:30, Saturday September 15th, Salida High School Auditorium
Posted by Citizen Team on September 11, 2012
Five Free forums will be offered in Salida and Buena Vista. The forums will focus on tips for helping kids with today’s challenges. Anyone is welcome to attend.
Posted by Lisa Malde on September 7, 2012
In its inaugural year the Salida Summer Food Service Program, designed to ensure all of Chaffee County’s children have access to a wholesome lunch throughout the weekdays of summer, was a great success. Sponsored and supported by the Boys & Girls Club, Amica’s, LiveWell Chaffee County and Care and Share Colorado and with the time [...]
Posted by Citizen Team on September 5, 2012
…okay, so it’s not a mixer, it’s a gathering where you can see what’s in the works. But, you can have a beer and some food and mix it up. Hiking, biking, running, it’s all interesting for the outdoorsy side of you. Thursday evening (Sept 6) at the Boathouse Cantina from 7-8PM, use the F Street entrance…Click for more info. What is a mixer anyway?
Posted by Citizen Team on August 28, 2012
Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center’s Family Birthing Center is offering a four-week childbirth class on Wednesdays, September 5 to September 26, from 6 to 8:30 p.m.
Posted by Laura Donavan on August 23, 2012
Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center’s Rehabilitation Department is offering a new service—a treatment for muscle pain and dysfunction known as trigger point dry needling.