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Hydrate My State: Day of Action!

Posted on September 8th, 2021

Information contributed by Hydrate My State guide.

Did you know that on average, 6 in 10 youth (63%) and 5 in 10 adults (49%) drink a sugar-sweetened beverage on a given day? (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2021)

Sodas, juices, and energy/sports drinks are common examples of sugary beverages that are consumed frequently and can be associated with obesity, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, kidney diseases, non-alcoholic liver disease, cavities, and gout. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2021)

Hydrate My State is a campaign working across the state to encourage healthy lifestyle changes and bring awareness to the importance of drinking more water and less sugar.

Gwinnett, Newton and Rockdale County Health Departments will be hosting a Hydrate My State Day of Action on Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021.

Join us at one of the following locations for infused water tasting, free giveaways, and more!

Newton Health Center
8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
8203 Hazelbrand Road, Covington, GA 30014

Rockdale Health Center
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
985 Taylor Street SW, Conyers, GA 30012

Norcross Health Center
2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
5030 Georgia Belle Court, Norcross, GA 30093

 

 

 

Sources:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2021