Holiday Streakin’ Fitness Challenge

Healthy employees are happier employees! Yakima Herald reporter Mai Hoang interviews Dr. Tanny Davenport about the benefits of being fit. The benefits are many and you can do it, too!

YAKIMA, Wash. — Dr. Tanny Davenport often recommends exercise for his patients. Davenport isn’t all talk: He exercises daily.

“When I don’t exercise, I actually have less energy,” said Davenport, chief medical officer for Signal Health. “(Exercise) is definitely for both my mental and physical health.”

Read the full article at http://www.yakimaherald.com/news/local/holiday-streakin-fitness-challenge-regular-workouts-may-help-us-be/article_5c692abe-d8b7-11e7-beee-6fb802b94723.html

One word to describe Children’s Village: Collaborative

“What is most meaningful for me is the fact that the facility was ever built, and it continues to grow and serve our community and beyond! Thank-you for 20 years of awesomeness!!!”

“Children’s Village provided traveling help and accommodations in Seattle when my grandson was born with Spina Bifida, the care and help we received will never be forgotten.”

You can learn more about Children’s Village on their web site at https://www.yakimachildrensvillage.org

Avoid Flu with a Flu shot.

Patients of Virginia Mason Memorial family medicine clinics* are invited to make an appointment for the Family Medicine of Yakima flu shot clinic. Saturday November 4th, 8:00 am to NOON. Pre-register for faster service at 509-966-9480. We bill Medicare, DSHS, & most insurance, bring your card!
*Apple Valley Family Medicine, Family Medicine of Yakima, Memorial Cornerstone Medicine, Pacific Crest Family Medicine, Selah Family Medicine, Yakima Internal Medicine, and our newest clinic; Zillah Family Medicine.

Spring Fling into Fitness and Wellness, Yakima — April 29

Make Health Fun!

Spring Fling into Fitness and Wellness, Yakima — April 29
10am – 12pm
No charge. No registration required.

Bring the whole family and check in at the Rotary Pavilion at Franklin Park.
Parents are encouraged to participate with their children as they work together to complete the ultimate obstacle course, with over 20 obstacles of fun physical activity! Nutrition and fitness information provided. Please wear appropriate fitness clothing. (No sandals or flip-flops)

Hosted by Virginia Mason Memorial and Kohl’s Cares.