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Live Healthy Loudoun is Loudoun County's new initiative to promote the health of everyone who lives in, works in or visits Loudoun County. More information is available at www.loudoun.gov/livehealthy.

07/14/2018
Greater With WIC

https://vimeo.com/279275970

Check out Loudoun's own Jennifer Brady at time stamp 3:17!

© National WIC Association 2017. All rights reserved. Launched in September 2014, National Implementation and Dissemination for Chronic Disease Prevention …

Loudoun County School Nutrition Services
06/19/2018

Wrapping up another successful year at #InspireLoudoun18 where our Coordinator of Marketing and Community Outreach led 2 sessions on connecting school gardens to the classroom through OTTW and project-based learning.

Stay tuned, because one lucky attendee is winning a garden tower for their classroom thanks to Loudoun County Health Department!

If you are interested in working with school nutrition on a project or program, contact [email protected]

Happy last day of the school year! Free breakfast and lunch is still available all summer long for kids 18 and under fro...
06/13/2018

Happy last day of the school year! Free breakfast and lunch is still available all summer long for kids 18 and under from Loudoun County School Nutrition Services. No registration required! See below for locations, dates, and times.

PowerFuel summer meal program kicks off tomorrow!! Please help us spread the word and share our updated flyers with confirmed meal times for all of our open sites!! Sterling Library will be our first site to open TOMORROW!
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When was the last time you got 7-9 hours of sleep? Missing out on your rest can put you at risk for fatigue. Learn more ...
06/12/2018

When was the last time you got 7-9 hours of sleep? Missing out on your rest can put you at risk for fatigue. Learn more at nsc.org/nsm #No1GetsHurt

Loudoun County School Nutrition Services
05/25/2018

We are pleased to announce our 2018 PowerFuel Summer Meal sites!!! All students 18 and under eat for free! Meal times will be confirmed soon!

Loudoun County Health Department Loudoun Hunger Relief No Kid Hungry Virginia Loudoun Kids School Meal Debt Project LEAP - Loudoun Education Alliance of Parents The Official Loudoun County Public Schools

05/23/2018
Loudoun County Health Department

To learn more about healthy and safe swimming, visit swimhealthyva.com!

Don’t swallow the water you swim in!
One mouthful of water with germs can make you sick for
2-3 weeks!
#swimhealthyVA

05/22/2018
Fairfax County Health Department

Enjoy the latest rhyme from Fairfax County Health Department's MC Bugg-Z and learn how and why to protect yourself from tick bites!

Have you heard our new rhyme to target Lyme? MC Bugg-Z drops knowledge and bars to help you protect yourself from tick bites and Lyme disease.

It’s Healthy & Safe Swimming Week! Learn how to stay healthy & safe in the water this summer & all year:https://go.usa...
05/22/2018

It’s Healthy & Safe Swimming Week! Learn how to stay healthy & safe in the water this summer & all year:
https://go.usa.gov/xXqce

#swimhealthyVA #HSSW

Loudoun County Health Department
04/24/2018

We hope everyone enjoyed the Leesburg Flower and Garden Festival! What beautiful spring weather! Health Department staff and Loudoun Medical Reserve Corps volunteers had a great time at the Loudoun Targets Lyme tent talking to you about how to protect yourself against ticks and how to have a tick-resistant property! Remember: wear tick repellant, check yourself for ticks, and shower after being outdoors!

Loudoun County Health Department
03/20/2018

Happy first day of spring, Loudoun County!

Stay safe during this spring snowstorm. Visit https://www.ready.gov/winter-weather for tips to stay safe before, during, and after winter storms.

Were you so excited about the County Healthy Rankings data, that you thought, "Hey, I would love to review even more loc...
03/19/2018
Live Healthy Loudoun

Were you so excited about the County Healthy Rankings data, that you thought, "Hey, I would love to review even more local population health data!"?? Well, you're in luck!

To get some insight on how Loudoun compares to the rest of Virginia and national trends, consider checking out our Live Healthy Loudoun community health dashboard, a great
web-based data resource for the Loudoun County community where you can explore data and build easy-to-read reports!

The Community Health Dashboard is a component of the Live Healthy Loudoun initiative, which aims to transform our communities together. To learn more about this initiative, please visit us on the web at: http://www.loudoun.gov/livehealthy.

"Go Further with Food" by shopping local and choosing foods that are healthful to the environment and your body this Nat...
03/16/2018
Shop Locally to "Go Further with Food" During National Nutrition Month, Says Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

"Go Further with Food" by shopping local and choosing foods that are healthful to the environment and your body this National Nutrition Month!

In Loudoun County, the Leesburg Farmers Market and the Cascades Farmers Market even accept and offer incentives to customers shopping with SNAP which helps make local, nutritious food more accessible to everyone.

Check out these additional tips for shopping local: http://sm.eatright.org/NNMshoplocal #NationalNutritionMonth #livehealthyloudoun

Shopping locally can be a great way to add healthful foods to your diet while conserving natural resources.

Congratulations, Loudoun County! This week, we were once again named the healthiest county in Virginia according to the ...
03/16/2018
Rankings

Congratulations, Loudoun County! This week, we were once again named the healthiest county in Virginia according to the County Health Rankings!

While the results overall were excellent, the areas for improvement in Loudoun include the need for more mental health providers, improved air quality, and access to housing.

For more detail on how we fared in the rankings, see below:

The County Health Rankings...

This #NationalNutritionMonth, focus on making small and simple changes to your eating habits to have a big impact on you...
03/09/2018

This #NationalNutritionMonth, focus on making small and simple changes to your eating habits to have a big impact on your health! Follow Loudoun County Health Department and Live Healthy Loudoun's "Healthy Choices Made Simple" guide for inspiration!

One way you can "Go Further with Food" this National Nutrition Month is by preparing meals and snacks in advance to enjo...
03/06/2018

One way you can "Go Further with Food" this National Nutrition Month is by preparing meals and snacks in advance to enjoy all week. More tips from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: http://sm.eatright.org/NNMpreparemeals #NationalNutritionMonth #livehealthyloudoun

March is National Nutrition Month! Celebrate National Nutrition Month with key messages, event ideas, promotional materi...
03/01/2018

March is National Nutrition Month! Celebrate National Nutrition Month with key messages, event ideas, promotional materials and more: http://sm.eatright.org/NNMinfo #NationalNutritionMonth

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03/01/2018
Loudoun County Health Department
02/15/2018

Happy Valentine's Day, #Loudoun! Give your loved ones the gift of disease prevention and get vaccinated! bit.ly/getvax

02/12/2018
Million Hearts

It's #AmericanHeartMonth! DYK: heart disease can happen at ANY age. Make simple lifestyle changes to control your ❤️ health! #livehealthyloudoun

Heart disease doesn’t happen to just older people. Recent studies show that younger adults are also experiencing heart disease risk factors. The good news is that many of these risk factors are controllable AND preventable.

For #HeartMonth and beyond, learn how you can include heart-healthy behaviors into your daily routine to lower your risk for the future. http://bit.ly/2kszbWB

EXCITING NEWS! Starting this month, Loudoun County WIC is coming to the Sterling Library to offer WIC services! For appo...
02/05/2018

EXCITING NEWS! Starting this month, Loudoun County WIC is coming to the Sterling Library to offer WIC services! For appointments at this location or for more information, please call 703-777-0239! #gr8rwithwic

Volunteering is good for your health! Join the Loudoun Medical Reserve Corps in 2018 and you will receiving training to ...
01/08/2018
Loudoun County Health Department

Volunteering is good for your health! Join the Loudoun Medical Reserve Corps in 2018 and you will receiving training to assist the Loudoun County Health Department! See below for more information and to sign up!

It's one week into January! Did you already give up on your New Year's resolution? Did you forget to make one?

No worries! Why not resolve to volunteer more in 2018?

Volunteering not only helps YOUR mental and physical health, but also helps your community!

Sign up to volunteer with the Loudoun Medical Reserve Corps and look forward to keeping your New Year's resolution! You will receive free training, including CPR and First Aid, and you will join a dedicated group of non-medical and medical volunteers who assist in the Loudoun County Health Department's responses to public health emergencies.

See below for more information and to fill out the online registration form:

#livehealthyloudoun #volunteerinthenewyear #loudounhealth

As the temperatures continue to drop in #Loudoun, it is important to dress warmly, dress in layers, and limit your time ...
01/04/2018

As the temperatures continue to drop in #Loudoun, it is important to dress warmly, dress in layers, and limit your time outside. Grab your hats, scarves, mittens, water-resistant boots, and try to cover any exposed skin!

#staywarm #beprepared #livehealthyloudoun #bombcyclone

Come out this Saturday to Dulles Town Center from 1-4pm to find out more about your local service providers, including t...
01/03/2018

Come out this Saturday to Dulles Town Center from 1-4pm to find out more about your local service providers, including the Loudoun County Health Department and learn how to volunteer with the Health Department through the Loudoun Medical Reserve Corps!

BONUS: Get your steps in with some warm, indoor mall walking to help you stay physically active all winter long!

#livehealthyloudoun

Resolving to help others in 2018? Connect with local service groups and discover volunteer opportunities during our At Your Service Community Fair this Saturday at Dulles Town Center. https://goo.gl/bZqroP

Cheers to a healthier YOU in 2018! Follow these tips from CDC for healthier living. #livehealthyloudoun
12/31/2017

Cheers to a healthier YOU in 2018! Follow these tips from CDC for healthier living. #livehealthyloudoun

Is your New Year's resolution to live a healthier lifestyle?

Follow these tips from CDC to be the healthiest YOU yet in 2018.

#cheerstogoodhealth #happynewyear #livehealthyloudoun

Did you eat too many holiday cookies and cakes?!Planning to eat healthier in the new year?! It's easy for everyone to ac...
12/28/2017
SNAP Double Dollar Program - SNAP benefits (formerly food stamps) - Use your Virginia EBT card at Northern Virginia farmer's markets - Inova

Did you eat too many holiday cookies and cakes?!

Planning to eat healthier in the new year?!

It's easy for everyone to access fresh, locally grown, nutrient dense vegetables at the Leesburg Farmers Market and the Cascades Farmers Market!

Did you know that SNAP clients (food stamps) can DOUBLE their dollars at these farmers market? By using their EBT card, low-income shoppers can get up to a $10 match to buy fresh fruits and veggies. Inova Health System helps fund this program for Northern Virginia farmers markets, as part of its belief that everyone deserves access to fresh, local and healthy food.

These markets are open year-round in Loudoun, so come on out Saturday or Sunday!

Visit Inova’s webpage to learn more: https://www.inova.org/SNAP-incentive

Inova Health System

12/12/2017
Loudoun County Health Department

Happy 12/12, #LoudounCounty. Enjoy CDC's "The 12 Ways to Health" holiday song to be safe and healthy this holiday season!

#livehealthyloudoun #loudounhealth #healthyholidays

It's #handwashingawareness week!
12/06/2017

It's #handwashingawareness week!

Wash your hands before, during, and after preparing food and before you eat; don't miss out on dinner with Ryan. 💧🖐️

#handwashingawarenessweek
#livehealthyloudoun

It's National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW)! #getafluvax and help your community #fightflu this season!#livehealthyl...
12/04/2017

It's National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW)! #getafluvax and help your community #fightflu this season!

#livehealthyloudoun #locohealth

It's National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW)! A reminder that if you haven't gotten a flu shot yet, it's not too late! Get the flu shot today to protect yourself and your family and help your community #fightflu this season!

#getafluvax #livehealthyloudoun #locohealth

http://loudounnow.com/2017/11/30/pass-the-peas-please-charities-fight-youth-obesity-with-a-helping-of-fresh-produce-and-...
11/30/2017
Pass the Peas, Please: Charities Fight Youth Obesity with a Helping of Fresh Produce and Education

http://loudounnow.com/2017/11/30/pass-the-peas-please-charities-fight-youth-obesity-with-a-helping-of-fresh-produce-and-education/

Of the 7,000 young patients who the pediatricians at HealthWorks for Northern Virginia in Leesburg see, almost half of them are clinically diagnosed as overweight or obese. That’s roughly 3,500 Loudoun kids whose health is at risk because of their weight. The doctors offer verbal nudges to encour

09/02/2017
Want to help in an emergency? Sign up for the Va MRC – Virginia Department of Health

http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/blog/2017/08/31/want-to-help-in-an-emergency-sign-up-for-the-va-mrc/

Want to help in an emergency? Sign up for the Va MRC Posted on August 31, 2017August 31, 2017 by laurencunningham When emergencies like hurricanes hit Virginia, there are ways you can help. One way is by joining the Virginia Medical Reserve Corps (MRC). Virginia’s MRC is a force of dedicated volunte...

Loudoun County Health Department
08/31/2017

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