The Survey Results Are In: Healthy Savannah Reveals Importance of Healthy Food Access, Physical Activity Opportunities and Community Resources at Stakeholders’ Meeting

Nearly half of respondents indicated they would walk or bike to work, school and shopping if there were bike paths and sidewalks. (SAVANNAH, GA) Savannahians want more community-based solutions that promote healthy food and physical activity where they live, work …

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Healthy Savannah and YMCA Lead Public-Private Partnership to Help Improve Neighborhood Infrastructure and Pedestrian Safety Issues

(SAVANNAH, GA) An initiative focusing on creating safer places to walk and bike within Savannah neighborhoods is seeking additional communities to participate in the program. The “Activity-Friendly Routes to Everyday Destinations Neighborhood Plan” is administered by the YMCA of Coastal …

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Police Memorial Trail Reopens in Savannah, Helping Link Daffin Park to Lake Mayer

Chatham/Savannah’s Tide to Town urban trail system is supported by the REACH grant, administered by Healthy Savannah and YMCA of Coastal Georgia.

(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah’s Police Memorial Trail will officially reopen on Monday, November 29. A ribbon-cutting ceremony is planned for 11:30 a.m. at the trailhead on the corner of Kerry St. and Dixie Ave., where City and County officials will gather with the Tide to Town board and members of the community to celebrate the conclusion of the five-year renovation effort.

Healthy Savannah and YMCA Work Alongside Community Members to Improve Safety for People Walking and Biking

12 Savannah Communities Tapped for Initiative Funded by Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health Grant.

(SAVANNAH, GA) Nearly 70% of the more than 700 miles of paved streets within the Savannah city limits lack sidewalks. That lack is considered a factor in the average of 168 crashes involving pedestrians that Savannah experiences each year. Adding to those concerns is the fact that students are now preparing to return to in-person learning at school after an absence of nearly 16 months, which means students soon will be walking or biking to class alongside drivers who are now unaccustomed to their presence.

Bill Stankiewicz joins Collabgistics, Inc. Advisory Board

(SAVANNAH, GA) Collabgistics, Inc., a software firm dedicated to bringing the efficiency and security of hyperledger technology to the logistics industry, has recruited veteran Savannah logistics expert Bill Stankiewicz to its advisory board. Stankiewicz is the CEO of Savannah Supply Chain and an adjunct professor at Savannah Technical College. He brings more than two decades of experience in industrial facility operations and distribution to the role.

Government and Community Partners Launch “Know the Facts + Get your Vax” Campaign

Anyone living in Chatham County can call 311 for free COVID-19 Vax assistance beginning Wednesday, April 14. www.covidvaxdial311.com

SAVANNAH, GA, April 13, 2021- A new program is launching in Savannah and Chatham County to help those who have not yet received a COVID-19 vaccine become more confident regarding the safety of the vaccine, know how to obtain a vaccine and connect to transportation options.

AdMoEr’s App Uses Additional Layers to Prevent Discrimination on Vaccine Status

(SAVANNAH, GA) AdMoEr, an innovative new app that lets people track the safety of their surroundings when it comes to infectious diseases like COVID-19, is the only existing app that avoids discriminating against non-vaccinated individuals while still providing full information on infection risk. That key distinction places the Savannah-based company’s product in a strong position as governments across the globe – including here in the U.S. – grapple with how to develop digital “passports” displaying COVID vaccine status.

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