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Person using community walking trails

Walking trails planned for Herkimer County

June 9th, 2017 — ( )

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.

Elyse Enea with Nancy Carlson

HealthNet program highlights healthy food

May 31st, 2017 — ( )

Walk into a convenience store in Herkimer County and you might see signs of good health. Literally. It’s part of a Herkimer County HealthNet program called the Healthy Store Initiative that’s meant to draw customers’ attention to certain products.

Elyse discusses Mohawk Valley Mile with Jack Sterling

Ilion board OKs plans for walking route

April 27th, 2017 — ( )

The village of Ilion will soon have a mile-long walking route designed to encourage people to make exercise a part of their regular routine. Elyse Enea, program coordinator at Herkimer County HealthNet, was on hand for Wednesday’s Ilion village board meeting to present the Mohawk Valley Mile proposal and ask for board approval.

Elyse presenting Healthnet Valley Mile

HealthNet’s Mohawk Valley Mile coming to Herkimer

February 13th, 2017 — ( )

Walking is an exercise most people can enjoy and Herkimer County HealthNet is hoping to encourage more of them to make it a part of their regular routine. Elyse Enea, program coordinator at HealthNet, presented a proposed walking route and directional signs to the Herkimer village board during a meeting last week.