St Pete Healthy News


  The Healthy St. Pete mission is to build a culture of health by making the healthy choice the easy choice through a collaborative, community effort. Healthy Helper volunteers will assist with a variety of tasks throughout the year including: Promotional Events Get Fit St. Pete Classes Fit City 5K Healthier Together Workshops Neighborhood Association Communication Food Pantries

By: Madeline McNaughton, Brick Street Farms (Healthier Together Certified Workplace)   Brick Street Farms is leading the way in the evolution of agriculture and doing it the right way! As we all become more aware of the impacts of climate change and where agricultural monoliths are falling short for our communities, we see a glaring emphasis on the need for institutional change and a focus on our communities’ health and wellbeing. St. Petersburg residents deserve access to nutrient-rich foods without struggle or strife. That

By: Lana Stevanovic, St. Petersburg Fire Rescue Training Coordinator    As Fire Prevention Week approaches, St. Petersburg Fire Rescue would like to remind residents to “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety.” St. Petersburg is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA®) to promote this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety.” The NFPA has been the official sponsor of Fire Prevention Week for over 90 years. This year’s campaign, October 3-9th,  works to educate everyone about simple

  Join us for our next FREE Healthier Together Workshop to help get connected to your community and learn how to take action! Healthier Together aims to begin conversations and elevate health as a shared valued with local experts as well as St. Petersburg residents. Register today for this third workshop in a quarterly series of community engagement events. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30 10AM - 11:30AM   REGISTER AND LEARN MORE HERE: bit.ly/WorkshopHSP   Presenters include: Healthier Together Ambassadors and local experts Local business leaders Neighborhood Champions Healthy St. Pete staff members   Goals of this

  Healthy St. Pete is launching a new way to get engaged in your neighborhood and get a workout in at the same time. The Get Fit St. Pete program offers free monthly fitness classes in parks across St. Petersburg and the program is expanding with the addition of Neighborhood Wellness Champions. As a Neighborhood Wellness Champion you will be able to learn about and share health related resources in your community, meet new people, or organize a monthly walk in your

Healthy St. Pete’s new Healthier Together Initiative launched in October 2019 to help engage and elevating health and wellness among community partners and residents.  There are three phases of the Healthier Together Initiative: Phase One: Healthier Together Ambassadors— Ambassadors are stakeholders in specific wellness related industries, such as nutrition, mental health, environmental health, fitness, financial health and children’s health, and lend their subject matter expertise to elevate various health topics. Six ambassadors are featured each quarter. They address issues in their industry

    Everyone who lives, works & plays in St. Petersburg has a story, what's yours?   Tell us your Healthy St. Pete story.   How do you, your family, and your community EAT, SHOP, LIVE and PLAY healthy in the 'Burg?   Use the #HealthyStPete hashtag on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter to share your story and your pictures.  Each month, six Instagram photos will be chosen to be featured on the Healthy St. Pete website (HealthyStPeteFL.com).    We'd like to hear about your experiences, your accomplishments and

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CITY OF ST. PETERSBURG Parks and Recreation Department   Healthy St. Pete Launches Healthier Together, Healthy St. Pete Ambassador Programs   St. Petersburg, FL (October 2019) – On Tuesday, October 8, Healthy St. Pete will launch the Healthier Together and the Community Ambassador Program, giving voice to community leaders and providing a new way for community members to interact.   Healthy St. Pete, working towards a culture of health, has created the Healthier Together Initiative. Healthier Together aims to begin conversations with local health

Anyone who’s ever organized a dinner party has had a small taste of what it takes to meet disparate interests. The selection and planning process can be a painstaking “she-eats-this-but-is-allergic-to-that” journey. Okay, imagine every single guest has these different, often life or death needs and now you have a taste of collaboration between multiple organizations. St. Petersburg’s Healthy St. Pete initiative has taken on this feisty collaborative role as the mobilizing force of the newly formed Health360 program. Born out of

ST. PETERSBURG, FL (August 7, 2018) – The League of American Bicyclists, the national bicycling and advocacy organization, has recognized 11 more St. Pete businesses with the Bike-Friendly Business (BFB) certification. This totals 32 certified bike-friendly businesses in St. Pete, ranking the city No. 4 in the nation.   Read More: City of St. Pete Press Release Originally published August 7, 2018