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"Step Up, Florida!" Encourages Citizens to be More Active

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The Leon County Health Department (LCHD) and the Board of County Commissioners are kicking-off the fourth annual "Step Up, Florida!" initiative this February. "Step Up, Florida!" is a month-long, statewide initiative promoting physical activity and healthy lifestyles to Florida's citizens and visitors. It will culminate with a community event on Saturday, Feb. 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at E. Peck Greene Park, located downtown across the street from the Main Library. The event will include informational booths showcasing community resources and demonstrations of different exercises.

LCHD has collaborated with dozens of community partners to encourage residents to "step up" and exercise more and eat right. With just 2,000 extra steps a day