Partner E-Update

Learn the latest about the Live Well Allegheny Campaign by viewing our E-Update! Live Well Participants receive a link to the latest news each month. If you would like to be added to our distribution list, please send an email to the Live Well team or subscribe using the form below.

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Partner E-Update: May 22, 2020

A message from the new ACHD Director, Dr. Bogen, COVID-19 resources, ways to stay healthy during a global pandemic, information related to farmers markets, a funding opportunity from Walk Works and new Live Well Allegheny Participants and Community Partners announced.

Partner E-Update: Special Policy Edition

The start of a new year is a great time to plan for the future. At Live Well Allegheny, we are reflecting on our past successes and looking forward to exciting new projects in the year ahead. The Allegheny County Health Department’s Bureau of Public Policy and Community Relations is assisting the campaign with health policy resources and will be available to work with you to achieve your Live Well Allegheny resolution goals.

Partner E-Update Issue: December 18, 2019

The holiday season is upon us. From all of us at the Allegheny County Health Department, happy holidays!  Live Well.

Partner E-Update Issue: November 26, 2019

This is a time of year to give thanks to all the organizations and people who are working together to make Allegheny County a better place to live, work and have fun. Thank you for your commitment to Live Well Allegheny and the work that you are doing to make Allegheny County a healthy place for all residents.

Partner E-Update Issue: October 12, 2019

It’s October, and another flu season is upon us. It’s a good time to remind you to get your flu shot.

Partner E-Update Issue: August 8, 2019

It’s August, and it won’t be long until school starts. Back-to-school season is the perfect time to make sure your family is up to date on its vaccinations and is practicing the healthiest eating habits. And, did you know that August is National Immunization Awareness Month?

Partner E-Update Issue: July 18, 2019

Live Well Allegheny welcomes two new members, ACHD seeks proposals from grassroots organizations for health promotion projects, Mission of Mercy comes to Pittsburgh for free dental services, National Youth Sports Week, decrease in accidental overdose deaths

Partner E-Update Issue: June 10, 2019

Four new members join Live Well Allegheny, ACHD’s Traffic Safety Education Project celebrates National Safety Month by highlighting child passenger safety, the USDA Summer Food Service Program returns, ACHD seeks Request for Proposals for mini grants, Third Annual Pennsylvania LGBTQA Health Conference is June 18-19.

Partner E-Update Issue: May 14, 2019

Live Well Allegheny welcomes three new members to the campaign, May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, Melanoma and Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month, Mental Health Awareness Month, and Lyme Disease Awareness Month, Live Well Allegheny staff offer concussion training, Friends of the Riverfront host “Trails to Wellness” campaign.

Partner E-Update Issue: April 9, 2019

Live Well Allegheny welcomes five new members, April is Alcohol Awareness Month, STD Awareness Month, and National Minority Health Month, Red Lantern Bike Shop and Braddock Carnegie Library partner to install an outdoor bike repair stand at the library, Healthy Start hosts Pennsylvania’s only regional breastfeeding summit, BreastFED, in May.

Partner E-Update Issue: March 12, 2019

March is National Nutrition Month®, Pittsburgh Public Schools celebrate National School Breakfast Week with a school breakfast poster competition, Funding is available through National Network of Libraries of Medicine Middle Atlantic Region for health information outreach and programming, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens hosts 2019 One Health One Planet Symposium.

Partner E-Update Issue: February 11, 2019

Live Well Allegheny welcomes four new members to the campaign, February marks American Heart Month, ACHD partners with Pittsburgh Action Against Rape to offer Parents in the Know training series, Live Well Allegheny and partners wrap up multi-year project and begin new project focused on health in African American/Black communities.

Partner E-Update Issue: January 14, 2019

Project Destiny offers community health training series as part of the Thrive18 initiative in the Northside, City of Duquesne selected as a 2019 National Fitness Campaign Healthy City, Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Environmental Justice Small Grants program opens, 21st annual Pittsburgh Racial Justice Summit is on January 26th, January is Cervical Health Awareness Month.

Partner E-Update Issue: December 10, 2018

Live Well Allegheny designates five new participants, Riverview Junior-Senior High School hosts annual Turkey Trot, Black Girls Equity Alliance holds an all workgroup convening, free naloxone distribution day is December 13th.

Partner E-Update Issue:
November 9, 2018

Produce Marketplace, a non-profit grocery store, officially opens in Clairton, Allegheny Quits for Life kicks off with Tango Tuesday, Lawrenceville Family Health Center hosts weekly “Walk and Talk with the Doc” sessions, November is Diabetes Awareness Month.

Partner E-Update Issue:
October 15, 2018

Borough of Bradford Woods joins as the newest Live Well Allegheny Community, Tobacco Free Allegheny, Live Well Allegheny, and partners to celebrate Allegheny Quits for Life in November, Rail~Volution comes to Pittsburgh October 21-24, ACHD publishes updated and expanded Underinsured/Uninsured Health Resources Guide.

Partner E-Update Issue:
September 7, 2018

Township of Upper St. Clair and Greater Valley Community Services join Live Well Allegheny, ACHD’s Chronic Disease Prevention Program offers Parents in the Know training, American Heart Association hosts 7th annual Power of Laughter Luncheon, Child Passenger Safety Week is September 23-29 and National Seat Check Day is September 29th.

Partner E-Update Issue:
August 7, 2018

Live Well Allegheny welcomes five new workplaces and two new restaurants, participants of Live Well Allegheny attend the 2018 Farm to Cafeteria Conference, ACHD now offers blood lead level testing in McKeesport, August is National Immunization Awareness Month.

Partner E-Update Issue:
July 6, 2018

Live Well Allegheny welcomes six new members, Youth in Allegheny County receive free meals and fun in the summer through the Summer Food Service Program, Sustainable Pittsburgh launches the Straw Forward project, Civically and ACHD sponsor a film screening and discussion on “Place Matters, where you live predicts your health,” ACHD reminds residents to take precautions to prevent tick bites and Lyme Disease.

Partner E-Update Issue:
June 5, 2018

It is easier than ever to sign up to become designated as a Live Well Allegheny Restaurant and Workplace with our new electronic forms, Red Lantern Bike Shop partners with ACHD to promote bicycle safety through free helmet distribution, 3rd annual Wellness4Schools Summer Symposium is being held on June 13th, celebrate National Safety Month this June.

Partner E-Update Issue:
May 4, 2018

Live Well Allegheny hosts “How to Live Well in your Environment” Learning Collaborative on June 5th, Students at Steel Valley School District teach their families and communities about community health through Pitt-Bridge health science clubs, Allegheny Health Network opens Healthy Food Center, Healthy Start Inc. hosts “This Woman’s Work: Exploring Maternal Mortality and Morbidity” Symposium on May 21st, May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month.

Partner E-Update Issue:
April 9, 2018

Live Well Allegheny welcomes the boroughs of Millvale, Crafton, Emsworth, Leetsdale, and Castle Shannon as our newest Live Well Allegheny communities, Woodland Hills School District is teaching students lifelong health and wellness with its Live Well After School Program, a new report from Allies for Children and Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank states Allegheny County is close to meeting PA Governor’s goal for increasing school breakfast, PublicSource and 90.5 WESA bring you a series of articles on food access and policy in the Pittsburgh Region.

Partner E-Update Issue:
March 1, 2018

Live Well Allegheny welcomes Riverview School District as Live Well Allegheny School and the Pittsburgh Juice Company as Live Well Allegheny Restaurant, UPMC Hospitals celebrate National Nutrition Month year round with wellness initiatives, Just Harvest and Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank host annual Empty Bowls dinner, Allegheny County Health Department opens new STD-HIV/AIDS Clinic.

Partner E-Update Issue:
February 1, 2018

Live Well Allegheny welcomes the Borough of Dravosburg as a Live Well Allegheny Community and the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank as a Live Well Allegheny Workplace, American Heart Association of Greater Pittsburgh Region emphasizes heart health during American Heart Month, Pittsburgh Food Policy Council holds Green for Growing: Funding your Farm or Garden Project event, Allegheny County Health Department offers free blood lead level testing for uninsured or underinsured children.

Partner E-Update Issue:
January 1, 2018

Allegheny County Lead Task Force releases final report and recommendations on impact of lead, Family Support Centers in Allegheny County honored for commitment and contributions to Live Well Allegheny, Maternal and Child Health Program offers free smoking cessation program for pregnant and parenting women, Opportunities for community organizations to receive technical support from GTECH.

Partner E-Update Issue: December 6, 2017

New guideline for high blood pressure, Traffic Safety Education Project gives tips on traveling safely during holidays, Opportunity for funding with PeopleForBikes Grant Program, ACHD holds community conversations on men’s health.

Partner E-Update Issue: November 1, 2017

November is Diabetes Awareness Month, Pittsburgh Diabetes Expo on Nov. 4th, Merengue Monday kicks off Allegheny Quits for Life week, Let’s Move Pittsburgh hosts fourth annual Let’s Move Pittsburgh Symposium.

Partner E-Update Issue: October 12, 2017

Children’s Hospital of UPMC and Duquesne University’s Hogan Dining Center join Live Well, Allegheny Quits for Life hosts PSA Video Contest, Pittsburgh Diabetes Expo happening in November, Congratulations to 412 Food Rescue on Expansion.

Partner E-Update Issue: September 8, 2017

Mount Oliver Borough joins as Live Well Allegheny Community, Join us for Allegheny Quits for Life, Congrats to Phillips Elementary for being one of the America’s healthiest schools

Partner E-Update Issue: August 7, 2017

Homestead and Versailes join Live Well, Friends of the Riverfront Run, new Food Access and Health Equity resources, Tobacco Cessation Champion nominations

Partner E-Update Issue: July 6, 2017

Deer Lakes School District and North Versailles join Live Well, Senior Connections hosts Outdoor Activities, new LiveHealthy PA resources, OMH shares Health Disparities tool.

Partner E-Update Issue: June 1, 2017

Spectrum Charter School and Z-Best Barbeque Restaurant join Live Well, Learning Collaborative Workplace Wellness event, ACHD Diabetes Resource Guide, Y on the Fly program, APHA Healthy Communities.

Partner E-Update Issue: May 3, 2017

University of Pittsburgh joins Live Well, Building Healthier Communities in the Mon Valley event, McKeesport Triathlon registration open, Clairton Corner of Food + Hope Project earns UpPrize Award, National High Blood Pressure Education Month toolkit available.

Partner E-Update Issue: April 11, 2017

Four Live Well Communities, a Restaurant, and Workplace announced, new online resources available on Live Well website, Allies for Children and the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank released a new report on school lunches, Allegheny County restricts e-cigarette use.

Partner E-Update Issue: March 8, 2017

Four restaurants, seven communities, and Steel Valley School District join Live Well, upcoming events hosted by Tobacco Free Allegheny and United Way, Action for Healthy Kids grant opportunity, GASP free school programming, new resources available from Feeding America.

Partner E-Update: February 2, 2017

Live Well Learning Collaborative updates, American Heart Association and Live Well partner for Challenge: BP, CCAC goes smoke-free, applications for Resilience Generation (ReGen) program, 2017 State of Tobacco Control released.

Partner E-Update Issue: January 10, 2017

Live Well Learning Collaborative kickoff meeting, Let’s Move Pittsburgh 5-2-1-0 Speaker Series, USDA’s My Plate Challenge, Champion Schools mini-grants.

Partner E-Update Issue: December 6, 2016

Pittsburgh City adopts Complete Streets policy, Let’s Move Pittsburgh offers 5-2-1-0 lifestyle texts, 412 Food Rescue App, HUD makes all public housing smoke-free, Trust for America’s Health releases special interest brief on obesity.

Partner E-Update Issue: November 14, 2016

National Diabetes Month, Live Well Learning Collaborative announcement, Allegheny Quits for Life, America Walks  micro grants, Call for Project RUN volunteers, Pittsburgh Food Policy Council commits to water access, Mt. Lebanon prohibits tobacco products, Regulations on e-cigarettes, Public Health 3.0.

Partner E-Update Issue: September 29, 2016

Carnegie, Woodland Hills, YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh, and Roasted Barrelhouse join Live Well Allegheny, Creating Healthy Communities conference, Pittsburgh Food Day, Plan for a Healthier Allegheny 2016 Report

Partner E-Update Issue: August 19, 2016

2 new communities, 3 restaurants announced, Active Allegheny Grant Program awards, Step Challenge, information about surprising health effects related to food insecurity and student success.

Partner E-Update Issue: June 14, 2016

Live Well Monroeville joins the campaign, Open Streets events and the Y on the Fly this summer, Allegheny County Better Choices, Better Health program, Guide to Healthcare Resources, FDA changes to the food label and nutrition information at restaurants.

Partner E-Update Issue: April 25, 2016

Mt. Lebanon joins Live Well Allegheny, School Breakfast Report, Ultimate Play Day, YMCA Healthy Kids Day, Get active in Pittsburgh with stairways.

Partner E-Update Issue: February 19, 2016

Nine new community partners, Live Well Restaurants announced. Let’s Move Champion Schools Awards now open, call for ABAWD volunteers, Green Grocer locations. Upcoming conferences.

Partner E-Update Issue: December 23, 2015

Two new communities and one new school district, Congratulations to Clairton, Live Well Allegheny Youth, Live Well Allegheny Restaurants, Walk Works, Communal Health of Interacting Couples (CHOICE) Study

Partner E-Update Issue: November 9, 2015

Tell us #HowDoYouLiveWell, Live Well Allegheny Restaurants, Allegheny Quits for Life: Merengue Monday November 15th

Partner E-Update Issue: October 14, 2015

Live Well Allegheny Mon Valley, How Do You Live Well, Active Transportation Grants, Champion Schools Grants, Open Streets Brentwood, Step it up!, America Walks webinar