Healthy Living

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Mobile Markets Make a Difference

Food Insecurity
Fighting Food Insecurity: 2021 Bright Spots The YMCA of Western North Carolina’s nutrition team runs multiple mobile markets in five counties every month, providing free food to all community members. The markets provide fresh produce paired with healthy recipes and activities, such as cooking demonstrations.
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NC YMCAs Report Decrease of Already Low COVID Rates 

COVID-19
NC Alliance of YMCAs tests efficacy of health protocols, identifies bright spots with low case rates In 1,008,561 visits to 96 YMCA locations across North Carolina in December and January, only 38 cases of COVID were reported to the YMCA—a positivity rate of .0038% compared to .0045% reported between September and November 2020.
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Health Programs Go Virtual!

Healthy Living
Our YMCAs are transitioning many of the evidence-based health initiatives (EBHI) to a virtual platform during a COVID-19 era. And our communities appreciate that support. 
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