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U.S. Health Secretary Visits Lynnwood School to Learn About Gear Up & Go!

Snohomish County Health Leadership Coalition Program a Model for Community Health Partnerships Lynnwood, WA – Wednesday, March 4 – This week the Acting Assistant Secretary for Health, Dr. Karen DeSalvo, met with local community leaders, teachers and fifth graders at Beverly Elementary School in Lynnwood to see the Gear Up & Go! youth activity program

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Columbia Elementary and Kokanee Elementary Win the 2015 Gear Up & Go! Winter Games

Nearly 1800 Snohomish County Fifth Graders Participated in This Year’s Games January 18, 2016 – Snohomish County, WA – Two Snohomish County Schools are the winners of the 2015 Gear Up & GO! Winter Games.  Columbia Elementary in Mukilteo, WA and Kokanee Elementary in Woodinville, WA will each receive $500 to spend on fitness equipment of their

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Let the Games Begin!

The 2015 Gear Up & GO! Winter Games Kickoff Dec. 21 Media Contact: Jacquelyn Howell jhowell@soundmediabds.com (425) 339-3054 Snohomish County, WA – December 15, 2015 – This winter break, students across Snohomish County will put down the remote control, get off the couch and compete with each other to find out who is the most

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Gear Up & Go! Youth Activity Initiative Increases Physical Activity Among School Children

Gear Up & Go! Youth Activity Initiative Increases Physical Activity Among School Children For questions about Gear Up & Go!, contact: Carly Kaufman, MPH, MEd, Strategic Program Manager for Gear Up & Go! & Snohomish County Health Leadership Coalition | ckaufman@snocohealth.org | 206-660-7924 For media inquiries, contact: Jacquelyn Howell, Social Media and Marketing Communications Lead

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Vote to expand bus service for your health, that of others

By Scott Forslund and Gary Goldbaum Published: Saturday, October 31, 2015, 12:01 a.m. When we think of public transportation, we often think of the positive impact it has on easing congestion, supporting the local economy and providing an environmentally responsible alternative to driving alone. But how many of us think about the role public transit

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