2016 Community Health Assesment



The Community Health Assessment (CHA) analyzes how healthy people are in Philadelphia. It highlights key public health challenges that assist health programs, policies and partnerships. The CHA includes more than 60 topics including health behaviors, health conditions, health care, social and environmental determinants of health. “Despite Philadelphia’s poverty rate and health problems associated with poverty, […]

New Culinary Instructional Videos



Guide to reduce salt and increase flavor The National Network of Public Health Institutes and the  Culinary Institute of America released a series of instructional videos. The videos will guide you on techniques you can use to reduce salt in everyday dishes. Watch as chefs describe how to enhance flavors by applying different cooking methods, incorporating […]

5 Tips for a Healthy 2016 Holiday Season



The excitement of the holidays is right around the corner. Although it is a time for friends, family and fun; it can also be a time of stress and anxiety over our health maintenance. But don’t worry: we have some tips for you to stay healthy and keep up with your wellness goals all season […]

Fall Apple Events in Philadelphia



  There’s no better way to enjoy the beautiful Fall season than with friends and family at an apple orchard or pumpkin patch. Local farms come alive this time of year and offer everything from children’s face painting to haunted hayrides, as well as the opportunity to go out into the fields and pick your […]

Healthy Fall Harvesting



  Fall is the perfect time to get outside with your family and enjoy the crisp clean air, beautiful colors and delicious flavors of the season. One fun and easy way to do this is in your own backyard garden. Proper covering and preservation techniques will extend your summer harvest and allow you to enjoy […]