Health Awareness Week starts soon

1/22/2014

Roy Cessna, vice-mayor of Garden City, will read a proclamation at Georgia Matthews Elementary School, 111 Johnson St., at 8:20 a.m. Monday, declaring the week of Jan. 27 to 31 as Health Awareness Week in Garden City.

Roy Cessna, vice-mayor of Garden City, will read a proclamation at Georgia Matthews Elementary School, 111 Johnson St., at 8:20 a.m. Monday, declaring the week of Jan. 27 to 31 as Health Awareness Week in Garden City.

The proclamation will urge all residents of Garden City to take advantage of the many wellness opportunities available during the week. The vice-mayor also will participate in a healthy activity with the students and staff after reading the proclamation.

Six main areas of health will be focused on during the week at the schools including nutritional health, physical health, mental health, health through safety, tobacco prevention, and health through screening and prevention.

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