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Wear red for heart health awareness

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February is filled with hearts and red, but not only for Valentine's Day. There are two reasons to wear red this month and show care toward your loved ones.  

February is also wear red for Heart Health Awareness.  

"Heart disease and stroke cause 1 in 3 deaths among women each year – more than all cancers combined. Fortunately, we can change that because 80 percent of cardiac and stroke events may be prevented with education and action." -AHA

Do you want to be Healthy For Good?  Access the resources below and learn more about the movement.  

"Healthy For Good is a revolutionary movement to inspire you to create lasting change in your health and your life, one small step at a time. The approach is simple: Eat smart. Add color. Move more. Be well." - AHA

Eat better, learn your family's medical history, get checked, and make your move! 

From our hearts to yours!  -- Wellness Team 

 

Resources:

February 22, 2017 | By CSilberman | Category: Benefits

District News

The Douglas County School District Board of Education welcomes Dr. Thomas S. Tucker into the role of Superintendent of Douglas County School District. Dr. Tucker officially leads the 68,000 student district as of July 1, 2018.

 

Nearly 1,500 Colorado students applied for the prestigious Boettcher Foundation Scholarship this year, with 42 being named recipients. Of those, the Douglas County School District (DCSD) is proudly home to four recipients.

 

When it comes to mental health services, communities traditionally focus on supporting kids as needs arise. This work is crucial for the safety of our students. Equally important, though, is prevention-based programming that can help, early on, prevent the social-emotional challenges our kids may be experiencing from escalating.