Friday, August 8, 2014

Florida Department of Health in Franklin County rolls out Healthiest Weight Initiative



This past Monday, August 4th the Florida Department of Health in Franklin County rolled out its Healthiest Weight Initiative.  The purpose of the initiative is to encourage employees of the department along with those within their sphere of influence to adopt a culture of health and wellness.  

The Initiative will be sharing weekly motivational quotes via email and through the 'Mayor's Blog' that are designed to help get you through the workweek.  

The emails will contain tips on healthy, nutritious great tasting recipes, and information on some common workplace and health related issues such as stress, insomnia, and weight, along with some workstation exercises that can be done right in the workplace.

The Florida Department of Health in Franklin County and the Healthiest Weight Initiative is in partnership with Dr. John A. Armstrong, Surgeon General for the State of Florida with an overall mission of steering the Franklin County community into becoming one of the healthiest counties in the state.

Gina Moore, Certified Worksite Wellness Program Manager for the Florida Department of Health in Franklin County is the lead person for the Healthiest Weight Initiative and the person that will be sending out the wellness emails.

For more information about the Initiative or to sign up to receive the weekly wellness emails, call Ms. Moore at  (850) 653-2111 ext. 123 or send an email to her attention at Gina.Moore@FLHealth.gov.