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DEKALB is the nineteenth healthiest county in Georgia

DEKALB is the nineteenth healthiest county in Georgia

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. – DEKALB is the nineteenth healthiest county in Georgia according to a new  study published by CountyHealthRankings.com.

 

The study was completed by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute.  It analyzed various health factors in counties across the nation including mortality morbidity, health behaviors, clinical care, social and economic factors and physical environment.  Each county in the state of Georgia was ranked on a scale of 1 to 156 with 1 being the healthiest county in the state and 156 being the unhealthiest.

 

Gwinnett is the fourth healthiest county in Georgia

Gwinnett is the fourth healthiest county in Georgia

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. – Gwinnett is the fourth healthiest county in Georgia according to a new  study published by CountyHealthRankings.com.

The study was completed by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute.  It analyzed various health factors in counties across the nation including mortality morbidity, health behaviors, clinical care, social and economic factors and physical environment.  Each county in the state of Georgia was ranked on a scale of 1 to 156 with 1 being the healthiest county in the state and 156 being the unhealthiest.

Here’s a breakdown of how Gwinnett fared in each of the categories:

Mortality: 4

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DeKalb Farm to School Stakeholders Meeting, Tonight

DeKalb Farm to School Stakeholders Meeting, Tonight

Dekalb County, GA--  (submitted by Rosalie Ezekiel)  Did you know farm to school programs help kids to eat healthier and support family farms? Did you know healthy kids are smarter kids? Attend the first DeKalb Farm to School meeting, and  find out more about other initiatives in the U.S. and Georgia,  and what it takes to launch a farm to school program.

Participants will learn about local resources and share their own farm to school projects. Challenges, opportunities and first steps for DeKalb County will be explored, and the group will begin planning a strategy for the DeKalb County Farm to School program.  This first meeting will be facilitated by Georgia Organics.

When:  March 23, 2011. 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta Kids Leap High to Break Guinness World Record for Jumping Jacks

Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta Kids Leap High to Break Guinness World Record for Jumping Jacks

Kids at the Brookhaven Boys & Girls Club will join Clubs from around the country on Tuesday, March 22, 2011 in an attempt to break the world record for the most people Star Jumping (Jumping Jacks) simultaneously at multiple venues.

In Atlanta, the participants will begin the Star Jumps at the exact same time (6:30 p.m. ET) as everyone else in the country and jump for two minutes nonstop.

Guinness World Records defines the Star Jumps (Jumping Jacks) record as, “This record is for the most people Star Jumping (Jumping Jacks) simultaneously at multiple venues for two consecutive minutes.” Jumping Jacks are called Star Jumps in some countries because the arms, legs and head form a five-pointed star.

WHEN:             Tuesday, March 22, 2011

6 p.m. - Event begins

6:20 p.m. – Practice Jumps