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Did You Know?

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Get 8-12 pounds of fresh fruit and vegetables in a SHARE Food Network package.
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Reduce recreational screen time to two hours or less.
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School-age children (ages 6-13) need 9-11 hours of sleep.
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Six exciting, theme-based WOW clubs are offered each month in the YMCA’s BASE Program.
More than 1 in 3 U.S. adults are prediabetic.


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Better health is good for everyone—it’s good for Frederick County residents, for families, and for our communities.

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