While September may be a time of plenty for some, there are many in our communities who rely on SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) to provide their families with fresh produce, grains and dairy products. SNAP recipients comprise a large percentage of families across our region: almost half the households in some City of Rochester zip codes receive SNAP benefits.
The Society for Public Health Education is highlighting May as Women’s Health Month. Addressing the unique challenges to women’s health, they emphasize ways to get active, eat healthy, and avoid unhealthy behaviors, particularly important while safe sheltering during the COVID … Continued
Recognizing that the Rochester region is a part of a larger community, this post features data for the entire contiguous United States. Data about our country’s physical environment from County Health Rankings show the variability in air and water quality, as well as indicators of housing and transit, that may impact our collective health and well-being.
This map shows high school musical theater productions in area schools during March. It also highlights those school districts in our region receiving a 2019 Best Communities for Music Education award. According to the National Association for Music … Continued
While most people are thinking of giving roses and candy on Valentine’s Day, why not consider a more priceless gift? Celebrate February and National Donor Day (February 14) by registering to be an organ donor. Registration takes just minutes, and … Continued