The Get Healthy Holiday Challenge registration is open
Keep your holidays healthy
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
October 9, 2013
LAS VEGAS – The holiday season is almost here and that means— temptation! From the parties to the shopping, it’s easy to take a break from healthy habits. Registration is open for the Southern Nevada Health District’s Get Healthy Holiday Challenge. The Challenge will help participants stay healthy during the holidays. For additional information, contact the Southern Nevada Health District’s Office of Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, (702) 759-1270 or visit www.SNHD.info or www.GetHealthyClarkCounty.org.
The Get Healthy Holiday Challenge is a web-based program that offers a weekly challenge and tools to track progress during the 12-week period. Anyone interested in participating in the Get Healthy Holiday Challenge can sign up at www.GetHealthyClarkCounty.org. Each week, beginning Monday, Oct. 14, the e-mail “health challenge” will be distributed. Each challenge encourages healthful living, such as a daily 15-minute walk or eating three servings of vegetables each day. The Get Healthy Holiday Challenge concludes the week of December 31. The program provides weekly tips, recipes, and an interactive blog.
The site also includes information and resources for non-participants to adopt healthier habits, find information about smoking cessation, injury prevention tips to lead a healthier lifestyle.
The Southern Nevada Health District serves as the local public health authority for Clark County, Boulder City, Henderson, Las Vegas, Mesquite and North Las Vegas. The agency safeguards the public health of the community’s residents and visitors through innovative programs, regulations, and initiatives focused on protecting and promoting their health and well-being. More information about the Health District, its programs, services, and the regulatory oversight it provides is available at www.SNHD.info.