/The Get Healthy Holiday Challenge registration is open

The Get Healthy Holiday Challenge registration is open

Keep your holidays healthy

October 6, 2015

LAS VEGAS – Have you spent the entire year sticking to your resolution to adapt healthy eating habits, to lose weight, or exercise more during 2015? The holidays are right around the corner but that does not mean you have to ruin a year’s worth of good habits. For the 6th year, the Southern Nevada Health District’s free, web-based program, the Get Healthy Holiday Challenge kicks off Mon., Oct. 12. Participants can get tips to enjoy a stress-free, healthy holiday season. For 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 offers a weekly challenge and tools to track progress during the 12-week period. Anyone interested in participating can sign up at www.GetHealthyClarkCounty.org now. Each week, an email ‘health challenge’ will be distributed that provides tips to maintain a healthy lifestyle – like how to fit in a 15 minute walk – as well as tips to navigate the holiday party buffet table so you can have your cake and eat it too. The Get Healthy Holiday Challenge concludes Friday, Jan. 1, 2016. The program also provides recipes, and an interactive blog.

The Get Healthy Clark County website also includes information and resources for non-participants to increase physical activity, make healthy eating choices, find information about smoking cessation, injury prevention tips and other ways to lead a healthier lifestyle.

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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.