Health Department

Public Service Center
250 S. 4th. Street, Room 510
Minneapolis, MN 55415
(612) 673-2301

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Physical Activity: Current Initiatives

 The Minneapolis Health Department is partnering with worksites, schools, childcare settings, clinics and communities to help Minneapolis residents be more physically active

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     North Minneapolis Greenway

       Engaging Northside partners and residents to collect input on a potential greenway to support health, transportation and recreation


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     Active Living for Seniors

       Working with public housing residents to improve walkability and increase falls prevention programming and fitness equipment use

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     Community-Driven Change

       Supporting residents to create healthier environments in their communities


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Physical Activity at Worksites

       Assisting employers in creating healthier work environments for employees



Physical Activity Provides Many Health Benefits

For most adults, getting 30 minutes of moderate physical activity per day will improve health. The activity can even be broken up into three 10-minute chunks, like taking short, brisk walks. Choosing to get around by walking, biking, or taking transit instead of driving is a great way to incorporate exercise into your day. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), regular physical activity can:

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Last updated Aug 20, 2015