Health Department, Energize Everett Get High Honors from U.S. Surgeon General

The Energize Everett program was chosen for the WalkBoston Golden Shoe Award for its work to increase access to healthier foods and lifestyles.Energize Everett has been working with area grocery stores, restaurants and convenience stores to improve access to healthier food. Incorporating the WalkBoston map will show residents that the nearest grocery store, or park, or corner store is only a few minutes walk and will encourage walking to a destination rather than driving.
Publication: 
Everett Independent
Publication Date: 
Wednesday, April 4, 2012