Waid Park Expansion Project Reflects Health Needs in Franklin Co - WSLS 10 NBC in Roanoke/Lynchburg Va

Waid Park Expansion Project Reflects Health Needs in Franklin County

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FRANKLIN COUNTY, VA - Franklin County Parks and Recreation Department is partnering with Rocky Mount Rotary Club to make Waid Park at part of the solution to community health needs in Franklin County.

One of the goals is to connect the existing trail system and extend it to create a 3.2 mile loop which would be available for community 5K events.

CLICK HERE FOR FULL REPORT OF FRANKLIN COUNTY HEALTH ASSESSMENT

The Franklin County Community Health Assessment revealed a number of health concerns including:

Franklin County Health Problems
Alcohol illegal drugs
Overweight/obesity
Prescription drug abuse

- Franklin County Community Health Needs Assessment


Franklin County Risky Behaviors
Drug Abuse
Alcohol abuse
Cell phone use &driving

- Franklin County Community Health Needs Assessment

CLICK HERE FOR COMMUNITY HEALTH NEEDS ASSESSMENTS IN OTHER AREAS


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