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Going to the Red River Ex? GO4health!

The smoking cessation team is one of several reasons to visit the GO4health EXpo
The smoking cessation team is one of several reasons to visit the GO4health EXpo.

Winnipeg Health Region
Published Wednesday, June 4, 2014

For people who want to learn more about maintaining a balanced, healthy lifestyle while enjoying the best of a Winnipeg summer, The Ex marks the spot.

This year's edition of the Red River Ex - which takes place from June 13-22 - will once again feature the GO4health EXpo, an assortment of interactive booths promoting healthy living, staffed by knowledgeable representatives of various WRHA programs and their community partners.

The GO4health EXpo provides hands-on activities, valuable information, activities and lots of giveaways. It also helps connect people with health resources in their communities. Healthy living topics include:

  • Cooking and healthy eating
  • Active transportation and a healthy built environment
  • Positive mental health
  • Tobacco reduction and smoking cessation
  • Oral health
  • Community supports and services for seniors
  • Preventing injury
  • Healthy sexuality
  • Sun safety

Here's the line-up

June 13- 17, 2014:

  • Cooking and Healthy Eating
  • Tobacco Reduction and Smoking Cessation
  • Oral Health
  • CancerCare Manitoba - First Nations, Metis, Inuit Cancer Control
  • Sign Up for Life - Organ Transplant
  • Motion Zone - family play zone

June 18, 2014 - Senior's Day:

  • Cooking and Healthy Eating
  • Positive Mental Health
  • CancerCare Manitoba - Sun Safety
  • WRHA - Support Services for Senior
  • WRHA - Healthy Aging Resource Team
  • Manitoba Association of Senior Centres
  • Meals on Wheels
  • Active Living Coalition for Older Adults in Manitoba 
  • Get Better Together
  • Winnipeg Transit
  • Transportation Options Network with Seniors (TONS)
  • Manitoba Seniors and Healthy Aging Secretariat

June 19-22, 2014:

  • Active transportation and healthy built environment
  • Preventing injury
  • Healthy sexuality
  • CancerCare Manitoba - Sun Safety
  • Canadian Diabetes Association
  • Motion Zone - family play zone

Best of all, the GO4Health EXpo is FREE with gate admission.

For hours of operation and more information, click here.

Win Big!

Enter a ballot at the GO4health EXpo for a chance to win a bike and family adventure package. Visit each booth for more chances to win!

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