In this blog, the Director of Public Health offers tips and insights to further promote the public's health.

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February 14, 2024

Health goals and heart month

As Tarrant County Public Health’s new interim director, I want to commend those Tarrant County residents who not only resolved to work on their health this year, but also those who are hanging tough on their resolutions. Having health goals for ourselves that we can stick to is important for a happier life.

   

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January 10, 2024

Determination is the key to keeping healthy goals

The new year always presents a chance for anyone to make a fresh start. I'm not just talking about the typical New Year resolutions, like getting organized, quitting smoking, etc.

I'm talking about that inner determination we each must develop to accomplish whatever goal we set for ourselves. And any goal that can improve your health is a worthwhile goal no matter what your age or condition.

One way to go about that is to start some simple habits that you can easily do until you don't have to think about them. For instance,...