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Live Well Allegheny is an initiative to improve the
health and wellness of county residents

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Join us in our efforts to improve the health of Allegheny County. You can start with simple things like increase your physical activity, eat more fruits and vegetables and take the stairs instead of the elevator. Take a role in managing your own health. With a few easy steps, you and your family (and friends) can live healthier and happier lives.

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Live Well Allegheny Stories

Pittsburgh Public Schools Adopt the Good Food Purchasing Policy

The Good Food Purchasing Policy (GFFP) was created by the Center for Good Food Purchasing. This policy helps institutions prioritize healthy, sustainable, regional, and fair foods in their purchasing contracts. The Pittsburgh Food Policy Council is working with Pittsburgh Public Schools and other community partners to create, promote and help implement a “Good Food Purchasing Policy” … Continue reading Pittsburgh Public Schools Adopt the Good Food Purchasing Policy »

Covid-19 Vaccination Clinics

The Allegheny County Health Department has teamed up with local and national partners to address disparities in African-American communities. The REACH program, a CDC-funded initiative, aims to achieve health equity and prevent chronic disease. Due to the ongoing global pandemic, the coalition’s work has expanded to include not only health screenings but also vaccination clinics.  … Continue reading Covid-19 Vaccination Clinics »

Earn Food Bucks for more food at local Farmers Markets

The Food Trust’s Food Bucks program, in partnership with Just Harvest and the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, gives shoppers $2 in food bucks coupons for every $5 spent in food stamps. Launched in 2010, and originally only available in Philadelphia, this healthy food incentive program has expanded to a statewide initiative, with a focus … Continue reading Earn Food Bucks for more food at local Farmers Markets »