Flu season has arrived. As we head into the holiday season, keep yourself and your family safe by getting your flu shot today. Montgomery County is offering flu shots at walk-up locations across the county at no cost to those age 6 months and older who live, work, or go to school in the County.…

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Wash hands, wear a mask, and social distance to keep this year’s festivities safe for all. This year’s Halloween celebrations promise to be unique, but with a few small changes, we can keep our community safe while enjoying a much-needed holiday for kids and adults alike.    When it comes to preparing for trick-or-treaters, it’s…

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This year Boyertown Multi-Service is celebrating the 5th Annual Boyertown Turkey Trot! The virus has caused us to make this a virtual event, but that won’t stop us from keeping this family tradition. This year we are providing a custom t-shirt with a turkey wearing face mask plus everyone will receive a matching one of…

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Our mission at STRIVE is to unify and strengthen our community. In an effort to continue the conversation and create an open dialogue around systemic racism, we are inviting you to our next Community Conversation on Sunday, Nov. 22. In an effort to connect in a safe environment, we will be watching the movie SELMA…

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Pottstown, Pa. (Sept. 30, 2020)—The TriCounty Health Council, a collaborative comprised of leaders from Pottstown Hospital—Tower Health, Community Health and Dental Care, Creative Health Services, Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation and other community organizations, is striving to save lives with a newly launched campaign, encouraging Pottstown area residents to seek the care they need.…

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New research suggests that obesity plays a major role in who contracts COVID-19 and the likelihood that the illness will cause severe symptoms or require hospitalization.  The Centers for Disease Control revised COVID-19 risk categories in June, placing obesity in the same risk category as those with compromised immune systems and type 2 diabetes. With…

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WEDNESDAY, JULY 8, 2020 @ 6:00PM–8PMSly Fox Track Club will host six races on Wednesday evenings this year—one each month from April to September. The fourth race in the series will be held July 8. Packet pickups begin at 6 p.m. and the races start at 7 p.m.  Awards will be given to overall male and…

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BY: JOHN ROBERTSONMAY 15, 2020 With plenty of sunshine and warmer temperatures in the forecast, we’re all getting serious about planting this year’s flowers and vegetables, which makes it a perfect time to register for the Annual Boyertown and Pottstown Home Garden Contest.   The forecast looks like we’re headed for a big warmup, but air…

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With the stay-at-home order still firmly in place for all of Southeast Pennsylvania, the gyms, studios, and schools where most of us routinely exercised are no longer an option—and likely won’t be for several months. The lockdown is, for many of us, leading to a more sedentary lifestyle. As we look toward a phased reopening…

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In the era of facemasks and virtual meetings, we’re all changing how we live in order to prevent the spread of coronavirus.  But for many of us, changes to daily life have caused a level of isolation and uncertainty that was unimaginable just a few weeks ago. It can be even worse for people with…

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