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Hospital’s Walking for Wellness Program Begins Jan. 11


JACKSONVILLE – Passavant Area Hospital’s indoor walking program returns for another season of exercise on Jan. 11.

The Walking for Wellness program at the JHS Bowl, 215 S. Church St., provides a safe place to get walking exercise when weather conditions make walking outside unpleasant or dangerous.

The program is open 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day Jacksonville School District 117 is in session. The program is closed during school holidays and any day school is not in session.

Participants in the Walking for Wellness program must observe the following guidelines: Masks are required. Participants will be screened upon entry to the Bowl. Members outside your household must maintain social distancing of 6 feet. Bring your own water. No shared items. No congregating in groups. Capacity may be limited based on state and local community positivity rates. 

 There is no cost to participate in Walking for Wellness. Registration is not required. Walkers will be asked to check in and out.

For additional details on Walking for Wellness, call 217-479-5800.