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Find Your Path To Wellness At Creek Week

MARIPOSA — The Mariposa Health & Wellness Coalition invites you to the Path to Wellness Fair on Saturday, Apr. 13 at the Mariposa Creek Parkway, to learn about the many organizations and businesses that make Mariposa a healthy and thriving community. The event takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and is part of Creek Week on Apr. 12 ...

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Make Healthy Connections At Community Open House

MARIPOSA — It’s National Public Health Week and this Friday, Apr. 5, the public is cordially invited to a celebration of wellness at Mariposa County Public Health. It’s clear, they say: people’s health, longevity, and well-being are connected to the communities where they live, learn, work, worship, and play. Public Health works to expand opportunities for healthy living in many ...

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Lisa’s List: Three Ways To Warm Up Fast

The rule of three is a principle that suggests a threesome of events, characters, actions or activities, is more humorous, satisfying, or effective than other numbers. The idea may have evolved from early days of storytelling: think Three Little Pigs, Three Billy Goats Gruff, Three Blind Mice, Three Muskateers, or Goldilocks and the Three Bears. In modern times, we can still ...

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Lisa’s List: Three Yoga Poses To Do Every Day

The rule of three is a principle that suggests a trio of events or characters is more humorous, satisfying, or effective than other numbers. The concept, in this case, may have evolved from early days of storytelling: think Three Little Pigs, Three Billy Goats Gruff, and the Three Muskateers. It’s no fairy tale that lots of good things come in ...

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Lisa’s List: Three Motivational Thoughts

“A pattern can be called a pattern only if it has been applied to a real world solution at least three times,” according to the rule of three. The power of three is universal, representing body, mind and soul. From three piece suits to tricycles and BLTs, wonderful things come in threes. And, as it turns out, if you try something three times ...

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Public Meeting On Parks And Trails For Health And Wellness

NORTH FORK – Projects to develop recreational sites, trails and parks in the North Fork community will be presented at a public meeting on Thursday, Jan. 24, at 7 p.m. at the North Fork Rancheria Community Center. Everyone is invited to attend and share their ideas on how North Fork can improve the quality of life by developing recreational sites ...

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Temporary Emergency Homeless Shelter Opens In Mariposa

MARIPOSA — Guided by a court ruling, a homeless task force, a public health officer’s declaration of a health emergency, and the fast approach of winter, Mariposa County has opened a temporary homeless shelter. On Friday, Nov. 2, Mariposa County Health and Human Services Agency began operating the temporary four-week emergency shelter for homeless individuals in the community. “The Darrah ...

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Fabulous First Graders Enjoy Their Exercise

OAKHURST — Our fabulous first graders at Oakhurst Elementary School know the importance of getting enough exercise every week. Each Friday our “firsties” migrate over to OCI to walk on the track. In addition, they have learned that each time they walk around the track — it is a quarter mile. Walking, running, or jogging with friends makes it so much ...

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Schedule For Fall 2018 Madera County Flu Shot Clinics

MADERA COUNTY – Flu season is rapidly approaching and with it, the need for flu vaccines, says Madera County Public Health Director Sara Bosse, who invites everyone to “take a page from our book.” “Flu vaccine is like a library,” says Bosse. “Each year when you get a flu shot, you add a book to your library. You have the ...

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Have A Healthy Happy Summer

When summer eating and drinking is out of control, it can take most of the fall to get back on track. You don’t have to deprive yourself this summer, but you can negotiate summer dining and parties without completely going off the rails. The barbecues, family vacations, and reunions — as well as all the other summer rituals that get us ...

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