Exercise, eating healthy, and regular medical appointments are well-known factors in a person’s overall health; however, a surprising factor – education – has been studied and is now included as a factor of life expectancy. The County Health Rankings interactive model identifies education as a Social and Economic Factor, which accounts for 40% of a [...]
April 4, 2018 - This week is National Public Health Week. Help spread the word and see how everyone can be part of this movement, "Healthiest Nation 2030: Changing Our Future Together". This is a team effort, bringing community planners, educators, employers, law enforcement, and others together to help advance public health. Let's work together to help create a healthier future for [...]
March 26, 2018 – Today, US Education Secretary, Betsy DeVos, met with local community leaders including the Center’s Executive Director, Trina Thompson, at Greater Johnstown Elementary School. The Tribune-Democrat is covering the story here. To learn more about how education affects our health, see what the American Public Health Association says.