Healthy Living

Feature Story The 2020 Ottawa County Community Health Needs Assessment is available on the new website, healthyottawa.org.

Working together to solve health concerns


Development News Robert Cloy

“Shade is an equity issue.”


Feature Story This prepandemic photo shows yoga instructor Julia Fisher leading a yoga class. She’s helping people find connection through yoga at several lakeshore studios.

Yoga practitioner helps create community along the Lakeshore


Feature Story Heather Winia leads a Groove class.

Building community through dance


Feature Story  Erin Radke, public health nurse for the Allegan County Health Department receives her first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

How to sign up for a COVID-19 vaccine


Feature Story Jane M. Martin

COVID-19, COPD, and the power of stories


Feature Story Area law enforcement agencies are seeing myriad benefits from a new brain training program.
Feature Story Carol Myers shows off the socially distanced, but festive Halloween tube at her 12th Street Holland home.

Festive and safe: A socially distanced Halloween solution


Feature Story Looking to reconnect with nature this fall? Check out Sanctuary Woods, just minutes from downtown Holland in beautiful Allegan County.

What to do in October? 8 ways to enjoy fall along the lakeshore


Feature Story Elizabeth Kidd is the Vice President of Community Impact at the Community Foundation of the Holland/Zeeland Area.

Foundation invests in community through stabilization fund grants


Feature Story Rebekah VanZegeren is a former college athlete turned physical therapist.

Finding new ways to support health and fitness during COVID-19


Feature Story Rules for park visitors are always spelled out on display boards. But the coronavirus crisis necessitated the creation of additional regulations.

COVID-19 etiquette for park visits


Feature Story Barbara Lee VanHorssen is the Experi-Mentor (executive director) of the Momentum Center in Grand Haven. The center is part of the (Anti) Racism Task Force.
Feature Story Food Basket is looking for land similar to what it has for its farm in Kent County, shown here.
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Why doctors are prescribing books to children in Holland