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Trib – Open Streets Carnegie aims to showcase business district (September 12, 2017)

South Pittsburgh Reporter – Mt. Oliver Borough receives county Live Well Allegheny designation (August 22, 2017)

WPXI – ‘Free Store’ in Braddock provides necessities to those in need (August 1, 2017)

Trib – Pine Township recognized as a Live Well Allegheny Community (January 31, 2017)

WPA Guide to Good Health (extracted) – Tips for Eating Healthy when Dining Out (January, 2017)

CBS Local (video) – Lynne Hayes Freeland Show – Getting Fit in 2017 (January, 2017)

Trib – Shaler Area making strides to promote health, wellness (November 19, 2016)

Trib – Carnegie receives Live Well Allegheny designation (September 26, 2016)

Trib – Open Streets Carnegie festivities scheduled for Sept. 24 (September 13, 2016)

Beaver County Times Online – Pittsburgh YMCA designated as Live Well Workplace (September 7, 2016)

Trib – Allegheny County installs fitness stations in 8 of its 9 parks (August 8, 2016)

Trib – Collier to update trail map, guide (July 7, 2016)

Trib – Carnegie planning vehicle-free event (July 6, 2016)

Trib – Experts explore why obesity in American women is an alarming epidemic (July 4, 2016)

Trib – Plan to make Ross friendly to pedestrians gains momentum (July 1, 2016)

Trib – Green Tree affirms commitment to healthy lifestyle (July 1, 2016)

Trib – Green Tree joins Live Well Allegheny movement (June 25, 2016)

Trib – Live Well program encourages restaurants to promote healthy options (May 2, 2016)

The Almanac – Mt. Lebanon, school district join Live Well Allegheny initiative (April 25, 2016)

Timesonline.com – Allegheny County communities join discussion on public health (April 5, 2016)

PG – Federal focus on public health spotlights Allegheny County (April 5, 2016)

WESA 90.5 FM – Allegheny County Endorses Restaurants for “Live Well” Program (January 21, 2016)

CBS Local/KDKA-TV – ‘Live Well Restaurants’ Offering Pittsburgh Healthier Choices (January 21, 2016)

Trib – Sewickley one of 22 communities in county’s ‘Live Well’ initiative (December 30, 2015)

Trib – McKeesport Area joins health department’s Live Well Allegheny campaign (December 4, 2015)

WESA 90.5 FM – Allegheny County Smoking Rates Above Nation, State (November 17, 2015)

PG – Bulge in obesity: Adults aren’t taking the health threat seriously (November 17, 2015)

CBS Local/KDKA – Allegheny Co. Health Dept. Encourages Healthier Options At Local Restaurants (October 26, 2015)

Trib – Live Well, Clairton (October 15, 2015)

Trib – Clairton joins Live Well Allegheny campaign (October 13, 2015)

PG – Clairton, Clairton schools to join Allegheny County wellness campaign (October 10, 2015)

Trib – Fresh Corners boosts healthy store options in Penn Hills (September 30, 2015)

Trib – County aims for a Healthier Allegheny (June 24, 2015)

PG – Five-year study finds more than two-thirds of Americans are overweight or obese (June 22, 2015)

PG – Nearly a dozen towns join Live Well Allegheny initiative (June 19, 2015)

PG – County gets $750,000 grant to help launch health initiative (May 28, 2015)

Trib – Southwest Pa. is safe, prosperous; struggles with poor air quality, obesity, report finds (April 9, 2015)

PittsburghToday.Org – Reimagining Public Health – Allegheny County Health Department takes a new approach to old problems (March 19, 2015)

WPXI – Pittsburgh Public Schools officially designated as a ‘Live Well Allegheny’ school district (March 9, 2015)

WESA – Pennsylvania Senate Approves November As Diabetes Awareness Month (Oct. 31, 2014)

WTAE – Housing Authority Embraces Live Well Allegheny By Going Smoke Free (Oct. 3, 2014)

Trib – Duquesne designated a Live Well Allegheny school system (Sep. 25, 2014)

PG – Duquesne City School District is county’s first “Live Well” school district (Sep. 23, 2014)

PG – Make fitness a Pittsburgh value (March 1, 2014)

PG – A child shall lead: Preschoolers show how to trim the fat (February 28, 2014)

Trib – Positivity key in fight against obesity in Allegheny County (February 16, 2014)

PG – Wellness service sees hope, hurdles (February 5, 2014)

PG – Asides: Thoughts for the week (February 1, 2014)

Trib – Vanaski: Golden chance to get fit (January 29, 2014)

PG – Fat of the land: A new county initiative takes aim at obesity (January 23, 2014)

PG – Fitzgerald a poster boy in flesh for weight loss (January 26, 2014)

PBJ – County Executive Fitzgerald trims down (January 22, 2014)

Tribune-Review – Allegheny County begins wellness campaign (January 21, 2014)

Post-Gazette – Allegheny County launches program aimed at reducing obesity (January 21, 2014)

Pittsburgh Business Journal – County announces wellness program (January 21, 2014)

Press Releases

Live Well Allegheny, Tobacco Free Allegheny Celebrate Tobacco Cessation Week (November 11, 2016)

Wilkinsburg Borough Designated as Newest Live Well Allegheny Community (November 3, 2016)

Health Department Announces New Live Well Restaurants, Food Establishments (October 28, 2016)

Cigna Receives Live Well Allegheny Workplace Designation (October 25, 2016)

Pittsburgh Business Group, ACHD Partner on Live Well Allegheny Workplaces (October 3, 2016)

Borough of Carnegie Designated as the Newest Live Well Allegheny Community (September 24, 2016)

YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh Designated as Live Well Allegheny Workplace (September 6, 2016)

Woodland Hills and Five Communities Become Part of Live Well Allegheny (August 20, 2016)

Braddock Borough and Two Employers Commit to Live Well Allegheny (August 13, 2016)

Borough of Green Tree Designated as Newest Live Well Allegheny Community (July 1, 2016)

Live Well Allegheny Awarded Two-Year Richard King Mellon Foundation Grant (June 8, 2016)

Municipality of Monroeville Receives Live Well Allegheny Designation (May 26, 2016)

Big Burrito Restaurant Group Facilities Designated as Live Well Restaurants (April 28, 2016)

Mt. Lebanon Designated as Live Well Allegheny Community, School (April 23, 2016)

County Launches Live Well Workplace with First Business Designation (March 17, 2016)

Inaugural Live Well Restaurants Celebrated by Health Department (January 21, 2016)

Two More Municipalities and Two School Districts Join Live Well Allegheny (December 3, 2015)

Live Well Restaurants Launched as Newest Initiative Under Live Well Allegheny (October 26, 2015)

Seven More Municipalities Commit to County’s Live Well Allegheny Campaign (October 15, 2015)

Clairton School District and City Celebrate Status in Live Well Allegheny (October 10, 2015)

ACHD Receives Grant To Improve Health of Monongahela Valley (September 14, 2015)

Saturday, October 17 Selected for Debut of Open Streets Brentwood (September 11, 2015)

Etna Celebrates Status as a Live Well Allegheny Community (August 8, 2015)

Brentwood Celebrates Status as Live Well Allegheny Community (July 4, 2015)

Live Well Allegheny Effort Receives Richard King Mellon Foundation Grant (May 28, 2015)

Six Municipalities Commit to County’s Live Well Allegheny Campaign (May 18, 2015)

Pittsburgh Public Schools Designated as a Live Well Allegheny School District (March 9, 2015)

North Fayette Joins Live Well Campaign (November 16, 2014)

Ross Township, West View Borough Become Live Well Allegheny Communities (Oct. 29, 2014)

Duquesne City School District Designated as First Live Well Allegheny School (Sep. 23, 2014)

Township of Wilkins Designated as Second Live Well Allegheny Community (August 27, 2014)

Live Well Pittsburgh Becomes First Live Well Allegheny Community (April 16, 2014)

Fitzgerald Launches Live Well Allegheny Campaign (January 21, 2014)

Media Contact:

Melissa Wade
Public Health Information Officer
Allegheny County Health Department
412-578-8312
cell 412-339-7995
Melissa.Wade@AlleghenyCounty.us