Posts in: Obesity Prevention

Spartanburg Water Launches ‘Choose Tap’ Campaign

What if all 38,000 residents of the City of Spartanburg only drank tap water for five years? The results, we believe, would inspire a host of improvements to our shared health.

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Prediabetes: Are you at risk?

Prediabetes: Are you at risk?

1 in 3 adults has prediabetes. Prediabetes means that a person has a blood glucose level that is higher than normal, but not high enough for a diagnosis of diabetes.

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Building A Culture Of Health: Active Living/Healthy Eating

Not long ago, if you lived in Spartanburg’s Northside or any one of several other high-poverty neighborhoods around Spartanburg County, preparing a healthy meal would have been a major chore. Not the actual cooking. Just being able to find and purchase anything resembling fresh produce. For far too many Spartanburg residents, this would have required an impractically long walk or an expensive cab ride to the nearest full-service grocery store.

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