Community Care Collaborative Identifies County Hypertension Rates

The 6 largest primary care practices in Lancaster County saw 70% of the county’s adult patients last year. Analysis of practice data shows that about 45,000 (or 17%) of those patients do not have their blood pressure under control. To learn more about what’s being done to address hypertension in our community, Click Here »

Audits in Lancaster City, Manheim Township, and Intercourse identify opportunities to improve infrastructure for cyclists, motorists, and pedestrians

National transportation, planning, and public health expert, Mark Fenton, visited Lancaster County to conduct walkability audits and  make the connection between transportation infrastructure, health, and economic success. To learn more, click here.

Lancaster City Receives “Honorable Mention” for Bikeability by National Organization

Lancaster City becomes the first community in Lancaster County to receive a designation by the League of American Bicyclists for their efforts to promote bicycling in the City. To learn more, Click Here »

                                              
                                      A Discussion on  
                                      "Healthy Community
                                      Design" with Mark
                                      Fenton  
                                      
To view Fenton's presentation, 
                                             click here.  




               
                Walk Away from Tobacco  
                Events in Lancaster County
                Announced

 

Several “Walk Away From Tobacco” events will take place throughout Lancaster County on Thursday, November 21st  to raise awareness and educate people of Lancaster County regarding the importance of being tobacco free. To learn more, click here..

BeWELL

Engaging healthcare providers to implement standards of care to increase control of high blood pressure and cholesterol.

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EatWELL

Preventing and reducing obesity by improving nutrition in accordance with the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010.

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BuiltWELL

Improving the community environment to support healthy outdoor activities.


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MoveWELL

Working to prevent and reduce obesity through increasing physical activity.


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BreatheWELL

Initiatives to prevent and reduce tobacco use.



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LiveWELL Lancaster County

LiveWELL Lancaster County is the name of the five-year Lancaster County Community Transformation Grant program. Funded through a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, LiveWELL Lancaster County initiatives are designed to encourage healthier lifestyle choices and promote better health among community residents. These activities are integrated across five strategic areas:

 

 

To accomplish county-wide goals, individuals and organizations have a role. Organizations involved include:

  • Municipal Governments
  • Healthcare Organizations
  • Workplaces
  • Individuals
  • Communities
  • Schools

To learn more about what you or your organization can do to make Lancaster County a healthier place, visit the Resources page.

Upcoming Events

LHIP Meeting

1/23/2014 8:15:00 AM Details »

Healthier Workplace Food Fair 2/27/2014

2/27/2014 9:00:00 AM This event is being held at the Lancaster Chamber of Commerce, 100 South Queen Street, Lancaster, PA
from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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Healthier Workplaces

3/13/2014 8:30:00 AM Details »
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Recent News

Young Lungs at Play

Prior to the award of the CTG to Lancaster County, the Tobacco-Free Coalition of Lancaster County was working to improve the health of our residents by significantly reducing the use of tobacco products and exposure to tobacco smoke pollution.

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