How healthy is your community?
Live Healthy Loudoun
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.
How healthy is your community?
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.
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...
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:
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This holiday season, make sure you practice fire safety in your home. #livehealthyloudoun
Happy 12/12, #LoudounCounty. Enjoy CDC's "The 12 Ways to Health" holiday song to be safe and healthy this holiday season!
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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
Researchers at the University of Virginia who participated in an international study have found that breastfeeding for at least two months cuts a baby's risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome almost in half.
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...
UNEARTHED | Irrefutable evidence is hard to come by, for several reasons. But correlations can be drawn.
Way to go, Captain Hydro! The Loudoun County Health Department, LCPS Head Start Program, Live Healthy Loudoun, and the Loudoun Pediatric Obesity Coalition are "Making Americans Healthy in Every Hometown".
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World Breastfeeding Week Posted on August 1, 2017July 31, 2017 by mylamly August 1-7, 2017 is World Breastfeeding Week. This year’s theme is Sustaining Breastfeeding Together. This year’s theme is about the importance of community and family support in a woman’s effort to breastfeed. As a collect...
In the center courtyard of Frederick Douglass Elementary School lies a monstrous garden that has become not only a source of fresh produce, but of lessons for students and parents alike.
Loudoun County Public Schools School Nutrition Services Department recently joined forces with Virginia Cooperative Extension of Loudoun County, Giant Food and Virginia Family Nutrition to offer a full-day workshop for teachers on various school nutrition initiatives.
Loudoun receives national recognition for its drink water initiative
The Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce presented the 2017 Healthy Business Awards last week at StoneSprings Hospital Center. In its fifth year, the program saw a record 93 businesses receive recognition for participating. The Healthy Business Challenge initiative was launched in 2013 to encourage
The American Academy of Pediatrics says that many parents wrongly believe that fruit juice is good for children.
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