Pomona, NY – Do you have a chronic health concern that is stopping you from living your life to its fullest? Have you tried to lose weight but have not been able to keep it off? If you answered yes to either of these questions, sign up for one of Rockland County Department of Health’s workshop series and take a pledge to get healthy in 2015. The workshops can help you gain skills to better manage your ongoing health conditions, improve your quality of life, and take control of your weight. You’ll feel more in control of your health.

The County Health Dept. suggests signing up now for one of their free or low-cost programs to help you be a healthier you in 2015:

Living Well With Diabetes

Place: Valley Cottage Library, 110 Route 303, Valley Cottage

Day and Time: Tuesdays, from 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Dates: January 13 to February 17, 2015

Better Choices, Better Health

Place: Pearl River Library, 80 Franklin Street, Pearl River

Day and Time: Wednesdays, from 1 – 3:30 p.m.

Dates: February 4 to March 11, 2015

Lose to Win, Weight Loss Program
Place: King’s Daughters Library, 10 West Ramapo Road, Garnerville
Day and Time: Tuesdays, from 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Dates: January 6 to February 25, 2015
“Receive support and encouragement from both the workshop leaders and your fellow classmates as you develop a plan for improving and maintaining your overall well-being,” said Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert, Rockland County Commissioner of Health

Pre-registration is required and space is limited.  For more information or to register, contact the Health Department at (845) 364-2501. Take control of your life and register now!

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