Signs for a one-mile walking route will be posted in the village of Mohawk as part of Herkimer County HealthNet’s efforts to encourage people to make exercise a part of their regular routine.
Herkimer County HealthNet is collaborating with the village of Mohawk on several health and safety projects through a Local IMPACT grant from the state Department of Health, the agency announced Monday.
Herkimer County HealthNet has been collaborating with the village of Ilion on numerous projects that address health and safety issues for its citizens. Through the Local IMPACT grant from the state Department of Health, HealthNet provided the village with funding to repaint more than 60 crosswalks and pedestrian signals.
Ever had eggplant pizza, beet burgers or pickled rainbow chard stems? These are the kinds of recipes that could help people with certain chronic diseases get healthier. That’s why Herkimer County HealthNet and The Root Farm are partnering on a healthy cooking class for people with illnesses that can be improved by better diet, such as high blood pressure, diabetes and prediabetes.
Herkimer County HealthNet has hopes to install signs designating one-mile walking trails through a handful of county municipalities. The Mohawk Valley Mile program is a new initiative implemented as part of a Local IMPACT grant from the state Department of Health awarded to HealtheConnections in Syracuse.