Make being healthy your New Year resolution!
The New Year has long been a time for reflection on the personal changes we want to make as we look forward to a year of healthy possibilities. Health-related goals are popular New Year's resolutions, but sometimes we may not know where to begin. Take time to learn more and to make a healthy lifestyle your resolution. Together we can build a healthier community!
Forget about setting lofty goals that may be hard to reach. Instead, focus on taking simple steps to improve your health. Here are some easy and simple ways to have a healthier 2013.
Resolutions for a Healthy You
Make healthy food choices. Grab a healthy snack such as fruit, nuts, or low-fat cheese.
- Click here for information about Nutrition Services offered at the Alexandria Health Department (AHD).
Be smoke-free. If you think you're ready to quit, call 1-800-QUIT-NOW for free counseling.
- Click here for information on Smoke Free Restaurants / Virginia Indoor Clean Air Act
Wash your hands often with soap and water. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
Resolutions for a Healthy Community
Get your immunizations.
- Click here for Immunization Clinic office hours at AHD.
Love responsibly – get tested and treated for sexually transmitted diseases.
Stay home if you’re sick.
For additional information on healthy resolutions to support a Healthy You, a Healthy Home, a Healthy Family, a Healthy Community, or a Healthy Workplace, please visit CDC Features - A New Year of Healthy Possibilities!