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Heart Month Tip #26: Find time for recreation

February 26, 2015

From Erin Buell, Outreach Coordinator St. Luke’s Center for Community Health, Hailey

Erin Buell’s advice for good health is to “Enjoy recreation time with your friends and family, and experience fun, exercise, fresh air, and smiles!”

Erin makes sure that she and her family spend as much time outdoors as they possibly can. And in the beautiful Wood River Valley, that’s not hard to do. From the thrills of skiing at world-famous Sun Valley, to 19 miles of beautiful scenery any time of year on the Harriman Trail, and everything in between, Erin knows she’s lucky to live in an outdoor paradise.

But, hey, this is Idaho! Almost everywhere you turn is an outdoor paradise. There are trails to ride, hills to hike, rivers to float, and lakes to swim. And with our mild climate, you can get out and enjoy it any time of year—even in February!

About the Center for Community Health

Families and people of all ages rely on St. Luke’s Center for Community Health as a valuable resource in the Wood River Valley. The Center helps connect people to healthcare providers, mental health providers, social service agencies, emergency services, and non-profit organizations. “We promote health and wellness throughout the community,” Erin says, “by coordinating health-related education talks and classes, special events, and health screenings.”

Learn more about the Center for Community Health.