Welcome to Live Healthy Putnam. The Putnam County Department of Health would like to encourage Putnam County residents of all ages to eat right and stay fit. The links below will lead you to information about healthy food choices, physical activity guidelines, and general wellness.
Healthy Eating is eating a variety of foods from each food group, in moderation, and balancing the amount of calories you eat with the amount you expend in activity.
Why be active? Regular physical activity promotes overall health and well being. What are the Benefits of Physical Activity? Can prevent or lower your risk of chronic diseases like Heart disease High blood pressure, High cholesterol, Stroke, Diabetes Helps manage your weight Strengthens your heart, lungs, and muscles.
Wellness is a healthy balance of the mind, body, and spirit that results in an overall sense of well-being. Maintaining wellness is an ongoing process that involves making healthy choices throughout your life.
For more information about the
Live Healthy Putnam initiative
For more information about
Trans Fat Free Restaurants
Community Asset Survey
Be a part of developing the Community Health Improvement Plan. Take the short survey and give your thoughts about the community’s strengths, important health related issues and other concerns. Your participation is integral to pinpointing the important issues in Putnam County.
Click here to take Survey
- Farmers Market Brochure
- Preparing for an Emergency
- Health Quiz Results
- Transfat Free Restaurant list
2013 County Health Ranking
The County Health Rankings is the most comprehensive report of its kind to rank the overall health of nearly every county in all 50 states. The report uses a standard way to measure how healthy people are and how long they live.