Potter County Employees win Health Competition

A group of Potter County employees accepted the trophy for winning the Steps to a Healthier You competition recently.

Pictured, from left, are Julie Dubots, Linda Gambino, Debbie Ostrum, Susan Kefover and Sean Conklin, seated.

The six-week wellness initiative included tracking minutes of weekly physical activity among participants: Charles Cole Memorial Hospital, Austin School District, Coudersport School District, Galeton School District, Northern Potter School District, Oswayo Valley School District, Otto-Eldred School District, Port Allegany School District, and Potter County employees.

Austin had the largest percentage of participants.

A pre and post evaluation was completed by the employees and at the completion of the six week activity challenge the following was noted: 22% improvement in respondents indicating they exercised at least 3 times per week, 14% improvement in respondents indicating they exercised at least 5 times per week, 11% improvement in those stating they felt healthy, 7% improvement in those eating 5 servings of fruit and vegetables daily.

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  1. Zach says:

    And then, the rest of the story is that they went to their early prayer meeting – isn’t that right deb?

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