This week, Guthrie awarded four grants as part of its Community Benefit Grant Program. $7,750 was awarded to The Main Link in support of its SMART Recovery addiction recovery support group; $4,000 to River Valley Regional YMCA – Bradford County Branch in support of its LIVESTRONG cancer support group; $2,500 to Endless Mountain Mission Center in support of needed renovations at the Homeless Shelter, and $750 to Wellsboro Foundation in support of its Children's Health Fair.
Guthrie will be doing spring preparation of grounds, including Howard Elmer Park, starting April 9, 2018. Further information about the product or products being applied, including any warnings that appear on the labels of such pesticide or pesticides that pertain to the protection of humans, animals or the environment can be obtained by calling the National Pesticide Telecommunications Network at 1-800-858-7378 or the New York State Department of Health Center for Environmental Health information line at 1-800-458-1158.
National Nutrition Month is an opportunity to spread information about nutrition and celebrate our Guthrie nutritionists. One way to “go further with food” this month is to shop locally. Shopping for food locally is an excellent way to add healthy food to your diet while also helping to conserve natural resources. Local food also has a very minimal effect on the environment. Click here to visit the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics website for articles, recipes, videos and educational resources throughout the month.
National Nutrition Month is a nutrition education and information campaign that focuses on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits.
March 14 is Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day. Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day increases awareness of registered dietitian nutritionists as the indispensable providers of food and nutrition services and recognizes RDNs for their commitment to helping people enjoy healthy lives.
With the flu season in full swing, we need to take every precaution to be sure that germs are not spread to others. We have now provided masks on each of the employee shuttle buses near the driver's console. If you are experiencing flu-like symptoms or any other cold symptoms, please respect others riding the bus by covering your mouth/nose with your sleeve, not your hand, when coughing and by wearing a mask.
The American Heart Association has developed an online assessment called My Life Check to help people monitor and improve their heart health. This free confidential tool is available for all Guthrie employees and only takes 5-7 minutes to complete. Click here and enter the company code "TGC001" to take the assessment.
Guthrie will host an Opioid Take Back Day on Tuesday, Jan. 30 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Clinic Pharmacy on the Sayre Campus. On this day, employees and community members are encouraged to clean out unneeded medications from their medicine cabinets and drop them in the MedSafe bin at the pharmacy to be disposed of properly.