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Go 100 for Health Preventive Health and Tracking Your Health

This week will be the final week for Go 100 in Fargo. Learn about the events planned and learn tips for tracking your health.

Monday Fargo Fitness Final Night

Monday, September 8 is the last scheduled Go 100 walk in Fargo! The evening will be filled with fun for the whole family! The evening's activities include:
5-7 p.m.
Live broadcast and music by Froggy 99.9 (FM)
Free food and beverages
7 p.m.
The final group walk
8 p.m.
Prize drawings

Participants have been receiving tickets throughout the summer at each Go 100 event. Bring all of your tickets to the final night for a chance to win one of two grand prizes - a weekend in the Twin Cities courtesy of Go Radio or a 6-month membership at MeritCare Lifelong Fitness.

Update
Bemidji walkers continued their journey this past week in spite of the cool weather. They have walked 81,000 miles towards their goal of 100,000 miles. Five more group walks are planned. Way to go Bemidji!

Tell us about your week
Tell us about the healthy choices you made this week and win prizes! Five lucky winners received prizes for completing the last survey. Enter your healthy choices you made into this survey to win prizes. Winners will receive their prizes in the mail. There are still plenty of GREAT prizes so remember to enter!
(Note: This survey will close Monday, September 8, 2008 at 5:00 p.m.)
Take the survey

Upcoming Walks/Events:

Christine, ND final walk: Monday, September 8, 6 p.m. 105 5th St. Christine, ND Learn more

East Grand Forks, MN final event: Monday, September 8, 6:00 p.m. Intro to Yoga and Belly Dancing
Learn more

Fargo, ND final walk: Monday, September 8, 7 p.m. MeritCare Southpointe 2400 32nd Ave S
Learn more

Bemidji, MNnext walk: Tuesday, September 9, 5:30 p.m. Meet at Health Quest, 2401 Hannah Ave. NW
Learn more

Preventive Health and Tracking Your Health
Read more about this topic in the meritcare.com Health Library
Disease and Injury Prevention
Breast Self-Examination
1 in 12 Outpatient Visits Is for Prevention
With Many Kids Not Getting the Right Care, Parents Can Be Advocates for Kids' Health
US Surgeon General urges families to track history

EasyTips:
*Write down healthy choices, make a plan for the week's activities
*Ask about family health history
*Add a multi-vitamin to your daily routine
*Schedule mammograms, etc.
*Wear seat belts
*Get regular exams (physicals)
*Get immunizations (flu shot etc.)
*Wear sunscreen
*Wash your hands
*Install smoke alarms
*Use bug spray
*Stop smoking etc.

Keep up the good work and we hope to see you continue your exercise routine. For Bemidji participants, we hope to see you at the next Go 100 for Health event.