PRESS RELEASES 

Lakeland Chamber of Commerce Friday Forum: Worksite Health & Wellness

May is Employee Health and Fitness Month! This observance recognizes and celebrates workplace health promotion activities that allow employees to live healthy lives and make healthy choices. In celebration of Employee Health and Fitness Month, Tobacco Free Polk is sponsoring the Lakeland Chamber of Commerce Friday Forum on Worksite Health & Wellness on June 9, from 7:00 – 10:00am at Polk State College. Polk Vision’s Building a Healthier Polk Worksite Wellness Team and Polk Wellness Professionals have partnered with Tobacco Free Polk to provide a presentation on worksite health and wellness for the Friday Forum. See more...

Water Safety Awareness Month 

Our friends at the Department of Health for Polk County wish to remind you that the month of May 2017 is Water Safety Awareness Month. Healthy and Safe Swimming Week is May 22-28, 2017. This is the perfect opportunity to practice your water safety skills and to talk with your kids, friends, and/or neighbors about how to enjoy one of Florida’s most precious resources safely! Click here to view a complete list of Polk County's 2017 Swim Lesson Facilities.

Every Kid Healthy Week

Polk Vision kicked off the 2017 Every Kid Healthy Week with a proclamation at Tuesday evening’s School Board meeting....see more

 

Polk Vision’s Smart Communities Team is recognizing Safer Internet Day

Polk Vision’s Smart Communities Team is recognizing Safer Internet Day through social media. Team leaders are encouraging the public to participate in the national initiative on Feb. 7... see more 

 

Polk Vision Seeking All Literacy Service Providers

Do you provide literacy services in Polk County? Do you know someone who needs them? Polk Vision wants to connect you...see more

 

Building a Healthier Polk Launches 5-2-1-0 Healthy Habits Campaign 

Polk Vision’s Building a Healthier Polk Initiative is partnering with local pediatric offices to encourage healthy eating and exercise habits in children and families through the 5-2-1-0 prescription program.  The program launched on January 1st, 2017... see more

State of the County Update

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