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Make being healthy your New Year resolution!

Forget about setting lofty goals that may be hard to reach. Focus on taking these simple steps to have a healthier 2014.

 

Resolutions for a Healthy You

checkmark 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).

checkmark Be smoke-free. If you think you're ready to quit, call 1-800-QUIT-NOW for free counseling.

checkmark Wash your hands often with soap and water. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.

checkmark Be active. Try simple things such as taking the stairs instead of the elevator. Be active for at least 2 1/2 hours a week.

 

Resolutions for a Healthy Community

checkmark Get your immunizations

  • Click here for Immunization Clinic office hours at AHD.

checkmark Get tested and treated for sexually transmitted diseases. 

  • Click here for STI Clinic office hours at AHD. 

checkmark Stay home if you’re sick. 

 

Visit the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) website for more inspirations for a Healthy New Year. 

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4480 King Street
Alexandria, VA, 22302
703.746.4996
Fax: 703.746.4938
E-mail 

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Closed Thursday Mornings