Tag: Norman Mahnomen Public Health

Norman-Mahnomen Public Health promoting a healthy living environment 

Norman-Mahnomen Public Health is promoting the importance of having a healthy home as a part of their Environmental Health Initiative. Living in a healthy environment leads to a lower chance of injury, illness, disease and can even improve your mental health. Sarah Kjono of Norman-Mahnomen and her daughter Cora share some principles of a healthy…
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June 3, 2024 0

Norman Mahnomen Public Health promoting spring exercise 

Spring is here, the weather is warmer, and with this comes a better opportunity to get outside and enjoy the weather. Kim Myers of Norman Mahnomen Public Health encourages everyone who’s able to bike or walk to your destination if possible.  Myers says just getting outside and enjoying the weather also has its benefits, especially…
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April 23, 2024 0

Public Health week bringing awareness to innovations in public health 

It’s National Public Health week and every day this week there’s a different focus or theme to bring awareness too. Sarah Kjono of Norman Mahnomen Public Health tells us more about today’s theme which centers around new tools and innovations in the health field.  R&J News will continue to highlight daily themes for the rest…
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April 4, 2024 0

National Public Health Week focuses on building healthy neighborhoods

It’s National Public Health Week, and every day this week has a different public health focus. Sarah Kjono of Norman Mahnomen Public Health says Tuesday’s focus is on building healthy neighborhoods, and she explains how they and others can do so.  R&J News will post a breakdown of each National Public Health Weeks focus each…
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April 2, 2024 0

National Public Health Week is this week 

April 1 through 7 is National Public Health Week. Sarah Kjono of Norman Mahnomen Public Health explains what Public Health Week is, and what this year’s theme is.  Each day this week there is a different focus point, and Kjono says April 1 is Civic Engagement Day, and she explained what that has to do…
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April 1, 2024 0

March is National Nutrition Month 

March is National Nutrition Month. One of the best ways that person could live a healthier life is by improving their diet. Protein is an important part of a person’s diet and Krity Rott of Norman-Mahnomen public health shares some things that a person should consider if they want to improve this area of their…
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March 1, 2024 0

Youth Substance Abuse: What you can do as parents

Youth substance abuse continues to be a nationwide issue and it’s a problem that has serious consequences. Studies have shown that approximately 90% of substance addictions start when the person is under 18 years of age which is also when substance abuse could have its biggest effect on a person’s development. While parents can’t control…
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February 15, 2024 0

February is National Heart Health Month 

February is National Heart Health month and it serves a perfect time to bring awareness to the United States highest cause of death. Heart disease most of the time is preventable and Tracy Johnson of Norman Mahnomen Public Health says that improving and living a healthy lifestyle is the best way to lower your chances…
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February 1, 2024 0

February is Teen Dating Violence Prevention Month 

February is Teen Dating Violence Prevention Month and Tracy Johnson of Norman Mahnomen Public Health appeared on the Kaleidoscope program to discuss health and unhealthy relationships and what parents should be on the lookout for in their children. Before discussing the red flags in a relationship Johnson first explained what makes a healthy relationship.  Johnson…
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January 23, 2024 0

KRJB Kaleidoscope – Tracy Johnson (Norman-Mahnomen Public Health)

Listen back to the KRJB with Tracy Johnson of Norman-Mahnomen Public Health.

January 22, 2024 0