Somers Point proudly joined organizations around the county to celebrate National Wear Red Day on Friday February 7. This cause supports heart disease prevention and encourages Americans to be heart healthy in 2020. Do you know your heart disease risk? High blood pressure, high cholesterol, smoking, diabetes, obesity, and physical inactivity each increase your risk for heart disease. February is Heart Month, the perfect time to learn about heart disease and the steps you need to take now to help your heart. opens in a new windowClick here for more information on the CDC website to understand your risks. Way to go Somers Point!
Sea Isle City
Sea Isle City also got into the act by particpaintg in National Wear Red Day to kick off February’s American Heart Month. This federally designated event is an ideal time to remind Americans to focus on their hearts and encourage them to get their families, friends and communities involved. Great job Sea Isle City!
Absecon City has been incorporating a wellness activity once a month. This month, the employees spent their lunch break coloring motivational pictures and quotes for stress management. This takes coloring to a new level where de-stressing and relaxing is combined with focusing on positive statements. It was very well received and everyone enjoyed it. Great job Absecon!
North Wildwood City
North Wildwood City used their wellness funds to host an “Employee Farmer’s Market”, where they purchased farm-fresh vegetables from a local farm stand, as well as reusable bags, which they gave to employees for free. They also provided healthy recipes to go along with the selected veggies. They have two more of these events planned for 2019. Way to go North Wildwood!
Millville and Sea Isle City
The first Friday of February has been designated National Wear Red Day. On this day, men and women are encouraged to wear red as a symbol of their support of women’s heart health. Great effort by Millville and Sea Isle City for actively participating in the American Heart Association’s national movement to end heart disease and stroke in women. You can also click here to read about 5 Daily Tips for Heart Healthy Habits.