Herkimer County HealthNet will conduct a visual exterior assessment of homes in the village of Herkimer this summer to identify chipped and peeling paint, as well as walkability of streets and conditions of sidewalks.
Herkimer HealthNet will offer the diabetes self-management program to Herkimer County. The program has proven to help those with type 2 diabetes ease pain, fatigue and depression through self-management techniques and physical activity, according to a news release.
Herkimer County HealthNet Executive Director Dr. Thomas Curnow presented a $3,000 check and a Mohawk Valley Mile sign to Arc Herkimer in support of Arc Park and healthy recreation.
Herkimer HealthNet Executive Director Dr. Thomas Curnow presented a $3,000 check to the RIDE Program of Herkimer County Catholic Charities in support of health care transportation in rural communities.
Anti-smoking efforts are charging ahead in Herkimer County.
Recent initiatives include a new smoking cessation class, a coordinator for a tobacco prevention program for teens and a survey on attitudes toward tobacco-related issues in the county.