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Health Advisory

Last updated: October 16, 2017, 1:40 pm

How to help North Bay Wildfire Victims:

Wildfire relief organizations prefer monetary donations at this time. For safety reasons, and to avoid blocking emergency traffic, please don’t bring donations to areas affected by wildfires.

Places to donate in Contra Costa:

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has declared a health advisory due to heavy smoke from the North Bay Fires. For more information visit http://www.baaqmd.gov/

Step into a Healthier Lifestyle!



Walking Recommendations

Adults: 30 minutes 5 days a week
Children: 60 minutes a day


Why Walk?

Reach or maintain a healthier weight
Make the heart healthier
Lower cholesterol and blood pressure levels
Lower the risk of heart disease, diabetes and cancer
Build strong bones and muscles
Increase energy level
Improve mood
Improve sleep


Getting Started

Good Walking Posture and Techniques
How to walk 30 minutes a day: Overcoming Barriers
How you can get a Free Pedometer!


Walking Resources

Videos, inpiration, and tools:
www.everybodywalk.org
www.startwalkingnow.org

Keep track of walks and milage!
www.mapwalk.com
Fit Feet Exercise Log