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Promoting health and wellness in West Hempstead

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Students at West Hempstead School District’s Cornwell Avenue Elementary School took part in a Health and Wellness Day program on April 5, thanks to a collaboration between the PTA and Northwell Health Cohen Children’s Medical Center.

The event showcased the importance of healthy habits and behaviors in everyday life. Clinical and non-clinical health care professionals from various service lines and specialties were on hand to speak to students about topics such as nutrition, dental health, stretching, staying active, bike safety and others.

District officials thanked the PTA and Cohen Children’s Medical Center for stressing the importance of many health and wellness topics to the students.

Compiled by Nakeem Grant