Maintain- Don’t Gain!

The holiday season is here! It is estimated that adults gain 1 pound during the time between Thanksgiving and New Years and adults who are already overweight or obese gain an average of 5 pounds during that time. However, the average adult never loses that…

Healthy Halloween Tricks and Treats

Have a Healthy Halloween? Is that a thing? Halloween doesn’t always have to be about candied apples and sky-rocketing sugar highs…but it does have to be about fun! Trick your kiddos with some ghoulish (ghoul and delish!) healthy treats all of October. You can…

Have a Safe and Healthy Halloween!

Try some of these fun and healthy Halloween snack ideas!

Safe and Healthy Gardening

Gardening is a great way to enjoy the outdoors, relax, get some exercise, beautify your home and neighborhood and grow your own healthy fruits and vegetables. Whether you are a beginner gardener or have the greenest thumb in your neighborhood it’s important that you…

CCHD Adds “Green” Transportation Option

Cascade City-County Health Department recently added a recumbent pedaled vehicle to their fleet. The ELF will allow staff to travel to inspections, home visits, and other business-related appointments while saving money, taking care of the environment, and promoting healthy lifestyles. Click here to read…

CCHD Offering Nutrition Classes

FREE nutrition education classes will be held each Tuesday from 12pm to 1pm at CCHD beginning June 18 and running through July 16. These classes will teach participants more about: nutritious foods how to plan meals shopping for you and your family safe food…

Budget for Good Health!

It seems that we are all looking for ways to trim our budgets and save a few dollars. Health care can be a major expense, especially without good insurance coverage, which can also be pricey! You can cut your health care costs by taking…

Get Moving in 2013!

If you regularly visit a gym or fitness center, you may notice that there’s more of a crowd at these facilities beginning the first part of January. As the weeks and months go by, however, the crowds start to thin out as many of…