Encouraging people to quit smoking, the Fall River City Council the Westport Board and Barnstable board of Health passed a ban of sale of tobacco products in pharmacies. Future plans will be to sign on other Southcoast communities. This policy received National attention for the Y USA and CDC.
Southcoast Hospital CEO Keith Hovan,State Representative, Christopher Markey, Bob Colette,YMCA Southcoast Vice President of Operations Nancy Bonell, Steven A. Beauregard Executive Director of New Bedford Housing Authority, State Representative Antone Cabral, Melissa Gonzalez, Gary Schuyler – CEO YMCA Southcoast and Dr. David Weed Healthy City Fall River.
Click here to download the printable guide for Places to walk and Shop for local produce
Voices for a Healthy Southcoast has been honored by the MPHA ( Mass Public Health Assoc. 10th annual Spring awards breakfast, Friday May 18 in Boston.