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.
A recent survey of Herkimer County adults on behalf of BRiDGES Tobacco Prevention shows support for policies that would restrict tobacco sales, marketing and secondhand smoke exposure.