S.C. Farmers and Roadside Market App Makes Healthy Eating Easier

The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) wants to remind residents of the S.C. Farmers and Roadside Market App to find and buy fresh produce locally. The web-based app shows the location, hours of operation and accepted payment types – including WIC, SNAP and senior voucher programs – for hundreds of farmers markets and roadside […]

Story Walk in Winnsboro and Ridgeway

Enjoy a great story while enjoying the sites of Winnsboro and Ridgeway! From June 8 to July 31, 2019, local businesses will have pages from the book “Good Food” written by DeMar Reggier, displayed in their store front windows. Read through the whole book and collector your prize at the Library. The story is geared […]

Fairfield County Snapshot

Based on the 2018 County Health Rankings, Fairfield County is ranked 34th out of 46 counties in South Carolina for health outcomes, which measures length and quality of life, and is ranked 29th for health factors, which measures health behaviors, clinical care, social and economic factors, and physical environment. Fairfield County Snapshot Learn more at […]

Diabetes Prevention Program

Diabetes Prevention Program This year-long lifestyle change program is FREE for Fairfield County residents who have pre-diabetes and are at risk for Type 2 Diabetes. The program utilizes structured curriculum, group support, and a trained lifestyle coach to assist participants with weight loss, chronic disease prevention, physical activity and stress management. To qualify for the […]

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 […]