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Application Window Open for Healthy Weight Recognition

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Tallahassee, Fla. —The Florida Department of Health is accepting submissions for the third annual Healthy Weight Community Champion Recognition Program. Last year, 65 cities and counties were recognized by the Florida Department of Health for their efforts to increase physical activity and improve nutrition as part of the Healthiest Weight Florida Initiative.

In recognition of World Heart Day, the Department of Health in Polk partnered with Black and Brew cafe in Downtown Lakeland on their Saturday morning 5K Fun Run. Follow the link to learn more about other World Heart Day activities.

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