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2017 At the Edge of Amazing - Snohomish County Health Summit will inspire and motivate the "Courage 2 Change"

Another great turnout is expected at the third At the Edge of Amazing - The Courage 2 Care health summit on September 19th at the Lynnwood Convention Center.

Come and see the amazing work happening around our county, and join a dynamic group of 400+ local and state innovators advancing our community's health in the fields of nonprofits, healthcare, business, government and social services to make our county the healthiest and best place to live, work and play.

From start to finish, this year's summit is centered around what we need to learn and achieve together to improve our community networks for better health and health equity. The seminars, panel discussions and break-out sessions will help unite sectors who share similar projects and goals to create collaborative partnerships that will increase impact and efficiencies, identify & remove barriers, and improve best practices.

Embrace “The Courage 2 Care” by attending and supporting this year's event!

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Call 425.261.3341

Early Bird discount closes on July 16th.

Sponsor and Exhibitor opportunities are still available!

Contact Alison Christman, Sponsor and Exhibitor Coordinator at alison.christman@providence.org | 425.261.3341

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Tomorrow marks the beginning of the Chinese New Year or 'Spring Festival' - China's most important festival and holiday and the Year of the Dog.

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Healthy Heart Tip Tuesday: Find time to be active. Aim for at least 150 minutes of physical activity per week. Invite buddies for an afternoon stroll, try an exercise class, or challenge the whole family to a soccer match. Check out a great listing of activities and recreation: pihchub.org/livewell/ ... See MoreSee Less

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“What’s Your Heart Age?”
CDC’s Heart Age calculator estimates a person’s heart age based on questions about risk factors and compares it to his or her actual age. It’s a great way to help adults understand their potential heart disease risk. Take the test and watch this video to learn more about heart age. #HeartMonth
www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns/cardiovasculardisease/heartage.html
www.youtube.com/watch?v=jvOU4Do4xZ8
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