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Council Delays Tobacco Ordinance, Mayor Weighs In

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) – The St. Cloud City Council pushed back a public hearing and voting on whether to change the legal age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21. Originally the council was going to set a public hearing on the tobacco ordinance for October 9, but council members wanted more time…

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CentraCare Childhood obesity efforts

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation today recognized the greater St. Cloud region in its release of an updated collection of stories and reports from a growing number of states, cities and counties that have measured declines in their childhood obesity rates. Learn more »

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BLEND Walk-A-Thons

BLEND Walk-A-Thons are a healthy, active fundraising model that asks students to collect donations for their school and in return they can participate in a day of celebration and physical activity. The events include walking but schools are creating additional opportunities for students to engage in a variety of fitness fun! Learn more »

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SCSU Story: Changing the Smoking Age from 18 to 21

Crave the Change was showcased on St. Cloud State University’s new channel, UTVS, yesterday! Our coordinator, Meghan Bown, spoke on our current Tobacco 21 campaign. Click here to digitally sign postcard in support for the Tobacco 21 campaign. Businesses can also be involved by endorsing the policy option here. UTVS or University Television Station began operations…

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Back to School

Learn more about the latest initiatives from Feeling Good MN focused on “Back to School” in this month’s Kare 11 segment.

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Back to School ‘Sleep Boot Camp’

Preparing your child for the first week back to school takes more preparation than filling a back pack with pencils and paper. It means getting their sleep schedule adjusted to getting up earlier. For most children the time to start the transition to the new schedule is one to two weeks before school starts. Begin…

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Prepping for Back to School

Put together an emergency kit for your teen’s locker. Include band-aids, mints, deodorant, chapstick, lint roller, hand sanitizer and Kleenex. Organize clothes for the week in your closet to help keep your morning on schedule. Post a daily routine to help younger children stay on schedule and know what to expect in their day. Clear…

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Immunization Schedules

As you prepare your kids to go back to school, make sure their immunizations are up to date. To help you determine if your child is due for immunizations, the American Academy of Pediatrics provides the following immunization schedule for children aged 18 years and younger. The following 2017 schedules indicate the recommended ages for routine…

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Workplace Wellness

Learn more about the latest initiatives from Feeling Good MN focused on “Workplace Wellness” in this month’s Kare 11 segment.

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Workplace Well-being

Feeling Good MN is proud to partner with the Greater St. Cloud Development Corporation as well as local public health agencies to focus on workplace well-being. To learn more about the initiatives and goals of these efforts in Central Minnesota…

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