A Culture of Health Starts Here

Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to recognize and respond to signs of mental health distress. It’s an experience that we recommend for all Lancaster County residents!

Visit http://www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org/ and click “Find a Course” to sign up for a class.

Tis the season to think about Community Supported Agriculture(CSA)

Visit our Workplace CSA page to learn more and download our provider list.

Congratulations to the Well Workplace Award winners!

Click here for full list of 2016 winners.

Lighten Up Lancaster is proud to be a partner for place with the Lancaster County Planning Commission. Join us as we advocate for health in the new county comprehensive plan, places2040.

Visit www.places2040.com to learn how you can get involved.

Join the fun at the 3rd Annual Open Streets Lancaster on Sunday, May 15.

Visit OpenStreetsLNC.org for more details and volunteer opportunities.
Join us to celebrate National Trails Day on Saturday, June 4.

Click here to view the flyer for the event at Columbia Crossing at the Columbia Riverfront Park.

Get Involved

Ways to get involved:

Events & Meetings

06/04/2016 - Trails Day
Mark your calendars More details »
06/16/2016 - All-Coalition Meeting
This quarterly meeting gathers all LULC members for updates and annoucements. More details »
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Healthy Recipes


In the News


Local News

From the Horse-Shoe Trail in northern Lancaster County to the Conestoga Trail along the Susquehanna, the county has dozens of bike trails and routes.
Couple's edible sidewalk plantings have a larger goal
In 2015, City of Reading made a formal commitment to safer streets that work for everyone by passing a Complete Streets policy.

National News

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on Monday issued final rules that allow employers to offer limited incentives for employees and spouses who provide their personal health information as part of a voluntary workplace wellness program
Latino youth continue to have higher obesity rates than their African-American and white peers, making leadership within Latino communities essential to building a Culture of Health.
The success of “joint use” programs in San Francisco and New York shows the benefits of opening schoolyards up to the local community.

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Lighten Up Lancaster County Coalition is a group of concerned individuals, organizations and employers, in partnership with Lancaster General Health, who want to increase the number of children and adults in Lancaster County who are at a healthy weight.

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