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Bike-to-Work Fridays to launch Dec. 18

Need a cheaper commuting option to get to work? Sick and tired of driving to the office or school everyday?  Looking to get more exercise? Bike-to-Work Fridays might be right up your alley. Beginning Dec. 18, Healthy Central Florida and reThink Your Commute are challenging Central Floridians to ditch their cars and ride a […]

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Step It Up! The Surgeon General wants to see more walking and walkable communities

America’s Doctor wants Americans to walk more. Dr. Vivek Murthy, the surgeon general, released his “Step It Up” call to action Wednesday at Kaiser Permanente’s Center for Total Health in Washington, District of Columbia, saying Americans need to walk regularly to combat heart disease and diabetes, while at the same […]

Community Events

Got Sole? Join Healthy Central Florida for the Sole Challenge on 10/24

Bring your school, faith group, dog, kids, friends, non-profit organization or business for a heart-healthy walk through beautiful Maitland. The community groups with the most walkers win cash – and individuals or businesses can win great prizes too. Quinn Strong Park (345 S. Maitland Ave., Maitland)  Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. Walk […]

Community Events

Don’t miss out on these local races

Looking to get your blood pumpin’ as we shift into fall? The Orlando Sentinel has you covered with a list of great runs/walks that are sure to do the job: September’s Miracle Miles 5K and 15K to benefit Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies were canceled months ago in favor […]


First Tri-County Health Summit in Central Florida

Health leaders across Central Florida joined together on May 15 to make a more healthy and vibrant community. Former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Antonia Novello kicked off the workshop with an eye-opening and inspirational presentation noting the importance of a tri-county summit, bringing interdisciplinary, regional leaders together to find innovative […]