The Pulse Revived for National Firefighter Health Week

Wednesday, 07 April 2010

Fans of the Heart-Healthy Firefighter Program’s printed newsletter, The Pulse, have reason to celebrate: a special National Firefighter Health Week issue will hit mailboxes in August. Thanks to the support of Ashburn Hill Corp., this special edition of The Pulse will be distributed to every fire department in the country and serve as an educational and inspirational tool to help first responders participate in National Firefighter Health Week.

The issue will feature resources and tips for each of this year’s Health Week focus areas, as well as department success stories, recipes, and more. The 2010 National Firefighter Health Week topics are:

  • Monday, August 16: Head Strong - (Behavioral Health)
  • Tuesday, August 17: Respond Strong (Put It On) - (Personal Protective Equipment)
  • Wednesday, August 18: Strong at Heart - (Heart-Health)
  • Thursday, August 19: Stand Strong Against Cancer - (Cancer)
  • Friday, August 20: Strength for Life - (Nutrition & Physical Fitness)

Find tools, information, and resources on each of these health issues in the National Firefighter Health Week Resource Center. Stay tuned to in the coming months for more information about National Firefighter Health Week.

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