In year five of our NYS Department of Health funded grant, the Creating Healthy Places to Live, Work & Play project continues to focus on making Ulster County a healthier place to live. Targeting obesity and type 2 diabetes, our CHP project, in collaborative efforts with our partners, focuses on effecting policy changes, to increase access to healthy foods and to provide safe, accessible opportunities for physical activity.
Ulster County Executive Mike Hein and City of Kingston Mayor Shayne Gallo present CCEUC staff (CHP Project Director Melinda Herzog, Executive Director Lydia Reidy, and Live Well Kingston Project Director Kristen Wilson) with five awards from the Let's Move! Cities, Towns and Counties initiative, for their completion of health and wellness goals.
All set to Just Walk! CCEUC staffers gather to walk through Uptown Kingston, saluting Healthy Ulster County Week May 5, 2015.
Walking in uptown Kingston, Cornell staff and
guests participate in Healthy Ulster County Week on May 7, 2014.
Creating Healthy Places to Live, Work & Play is funded by the NYS Department of HealthCreating Healthy Places 2015 Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities and provides equal program and employment opportunities.