Health Counts 2018 is a new program through the Board of Health and the Public Health Nurse that will be starting on March 1 and ending on March 31. The calendar includes different activities that promote physical, mental, emotional, and social health. Residents can choose one of the listed activities every day to complete. The goal is to help residents build healthy habits, recognize the many facets of health, and participate in an activity that’s fun and open for all ages. For more information, call 978-468-5520 ext. 4 or email or

*** For a printable copy of the calendar click here ***

The links below are for reference. Please consult your health care provider before starting any new program of activity. 








 Choose an activity everyday     Track your progress  Make your health count   1 2 3
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  • Perform random act of kindness
  • Have dinner with a friend
  • Start project you’ve been putting off
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  • Write 3 positive thoughts in journal
  • Change batteries in your smoke/CO detectors
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  • Unplug from technology for 1 hour
  • Walk on a new path or route
  • Start your spring cleaning
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There are ways to be healthy everyday! Join us in March 2018 for Health Counts month!

 For more information about Board of Health, DPW, Hamilton-Wenham Public Library, Recreation Department, Council on Aging, and Water Department programs, check out 

 Click on the events for links to event information. Click on activities for suggested ideas for exercising, healthy meal planning, and more.