Stay Well

To stay well, you need more than luck. You need to be engaged with your health. The programs, tips and information below are here to give you support.

Verdant Programs

Strengthening Families Program


Diabetes Prevention Program

Program funded: Beginning in 2018

Nine out of 10 people with prediabetes do not know that they have it. This statistic from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is alarming. At the Verdant Health Commission, we want to help our community members identify if they are at risk of developing diabetes and find support to prevent or manage it.

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Swim Lessons for Youth


Falls Prevention Program



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Tips & Info

What are electronic cigarettes?

Electronic cigarettes are battery powered devices that people use to heat liquid into a vapor that can be inhaled. They’re also called e-cigarettes, e-cigs, or vapes. The inhaled vapor may contain nicotine (the addictive drug in tobacco), flavorings, and toxins—including ones that cause cancer. E-cigarettes are more popular among U.S. teens than any other form of tobacco.

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Heart health for women

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in American women. Diet, lifestyle choices and a few other key factors play a big role in a wide range of heart conditions. Take care of your heart by choosing the right foods to promote overall health.

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Nutrition and bone health

​Bone is a living, growing tissue, composed mainly of a protein called collagen, which allows our bones to be flexible. In addition to collagen, calcium phosphate, a mineral, provides the bones with strength and stability.

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Keep your mouth healthy

Oral health is important for people of all ages. But the simple routine you learned as a kid—brush your teeth twice a day and floss regularly—can become more of a challenge as you get older.

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Tick Tock: Your Body Clock

Did you know that your body has its own internal network of clocks? These biological clocks help you feel alert during the day, hungry at mealtimes, and sleepy at night. Keeping your body’s daily cycles, or circadian rhythms, in sync is important for your health.

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