The Minneapolis Healthy Living Initiative works with community partners to create opportunities for everyone to eat healthy, be physically active, and live tobacco free.
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Healthy Living News and Current Events
Planning for this year's growing season is just around the corner! Did you know that community gardens, market gardens, and urban farms can use City water to care for their property? Find out more information here.
On December 5, 2014, the Minneapolis City Council passed ordinance 2014-Or-112, regulating the use of electronic cigarettes in indoor public places and places of employment. To help restaurants, businesses and other worksites inform people about the new law, the Minneapolis Health Department will provide free window decals that indicate smoking use of electronic cigarettes) is prohibited indoors. To get a decal, email email@example.com. To learn more about e-cigarettes, read the fact sheet here.
Just because it’s cold outside doesn’t mean that you can’t stay physically active. Exercising in the winter can help you feel better and maintain a healthy weight, so grab a friend or a family member and get active! Review a few tips for safe and fun winter walking, and remember to keep your sidewalks clear of snow and ice so that everyone can safely walk outside.
Last updated Jan 16, 2015