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Eat Smart Move More offers COVID-19 Rapid Response Mini-grants

Through funds received from the OneSC Fund, Eat Smart Move More South Carolina  is offering a rapid response mini-grant opportunity for COVID-19 relief. Mini-grants up to $3,000 are available to meet the immediate needs of communities that are not being reached by the four primary food banks. Local emergency food providers and distribution hubs that may include but are not […]

Fairfield Data Walk

The results of the Fairfield DATA WALK were shared on November 6, 2019. After reviewing and discussing the data, three priority areas were chosen. Committees are being formed to begin work on the priority areas. If you are interested in joining, please contact Alexis Lindsey at alindsey@umrhn.org or (803) 712-0335 Healthy Eating/Active Living Infectious Diseases […]

America Walks Opens 2019 Community Change Grant Applications

America Walks, partners of the Every Body Walk! Collaborative, Lyft, WalkBoston, and other generous sponsors, are excited to announce another round of our popular Community Change Grant program. This program will award grantees $1,500.00 in community stipends for projects related to creating healthy, active, and engaged places to live, work, and play. America Walks has seen firsthand […]

Action for Healthy Kids

Play with AFHK! Play is about more than just having fun—it’s an important component of health and well-being. And it has unfortunately been put on the back burner due to jam-packed schedules, academic pressures, and budgetary constraints. But making time for Simon Says, Capture the Flag, or just pure imaginative play should be a daily […]

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 […]

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 […]

Fairfield County Life Expectancy Map

It’s a short distance to a wide gap in life expectancy. Take a look at the map of Fairfield County just released from DHEC. 2019 Life Expectancy

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 Healthy 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 […]