Making the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice


2019 County Health Rankings Released

The 2019 Rankings are now available on their website! “With this year’s release, we’re excited to bring you updated community health information for your county, summary reports that explore health differences across the nation, and new guidance to help you understand and use the Rankings where you live.”   Updated data and new measures “Search […]

Live Health SC releases State Health Assessment

Public health and health care professionals can now view the State Health Assessment (SHA) on the Live Health South Carolina website. The SHA was used to inform the development of the State Health Improvement Plan, which can also be view on the website. The SHA can also be used as a tool in creating improvement […]

Breathe Better Program

The B 2 (Breathe Better) program is an anti-idling/clean air campaign. The goal of B 2 is to help protect the health and safety of children by reducing harmful vehicle emissions around school campuses. Solutions involve the efforts of students, faculty, administration, staff, local government and community partners working together. To start B 2 at […]

New Physical Activity Guidelines

Top 10 Things to Know About the Second Edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans 1.The second edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans provides evidence-based recommendations for adults and youth ages 3 through 17 to safely get the physical activity they need to stay healthy. There are new key guidelines for children […]

Move Your Way

What’s your move? You know you need physical activity to stay healthy. But did you know it can make you feel better right away? Boost your mood. Sharpen your focus. Reduce stress. Improve your sleep. To find out more from the Department of Health and Human Services click this link: Move Your Way

Chester Life Expectancy Map

“It’s a short distance to a wide gap in life expectancy.” Click here to view Chester County’s map: Chester Life Expectancy Map

Live Healthy South Carolina

Live Healthy South Carolina is a statewide collaborative to improve the health of all South Carolinians. It is the state’s first State Health Assessment and State Health Improvement Plan. The State Health Assessment is a comprehensive description of the health status of South Carolina. It was utilized to inform the development of the 2018-23 State Health Improvement Plan. The Alliance for […]

The State of Obesity in South Carolina

  South Carolina has the 10th highest adult obesity rate in the nation, and the 24th highest obesity rate for youth ages 10 to 17. South Carolina’s adult obesity rate is currently 34.1%, up from 21.1% in 2000 and from 12.0% in 1990. This state profile includes data on adult and childhood obesity, obesity-related health […]

Girls on the Run

Learn. Dream. Live. run.
YOU can make a difference in the life of a young girl….learn more about coaching, volunteering or partnerships with GOTR Tri County! An independent study showed 97% of Girls on the Run participants learned critical life skills including resolving conflict, helping others and intentional decision-making.

Catawba Fresh Market

The Catawba Fresh Market is online! Conveniently place your orders online and pick up at a local delivery spot.