Tagged with 'Health'

Blood Drive being held at Des Moines Activity Center on Monday, June 16

Blood Drive being held at Des Moines Activity Center on Monday, June 16

A Blood Drive will be held at the Des Moines Activity Center on Monday, June 16, and live humans with blood are needed to help! “Puget Sound Blood Center needs your help!” reads an announcement.... [Read more]

Is CrossFit Right For You?

Is CrossFit Right For You?

All CrossFit gyms are different. While they share the same basic programming tenants, the cultures and box philosophies can vary greatly. At Waterland CrossFit, I believe that CrossFit is EXERCISE. Period.... [Read more]

Free flu vaccinations being given out this Saturday, Nov. 2

Free flu vaccinations being given out this Saturday, Nov. 2

Public Health – Seattle & King County will be offering free flu vaccination clinics this Saturday, Nov. 2 to make flu vaccine more widely available to people without health insurance or who are unable... [Read more]

The Des Moines Farmers Market now has an Automatic External Defibrillator

The Des Moines Farmers Market now has an Automatic External Defibrillator

Front row from left: Market Manager Rikki Marohl, Board President Wayne Corey, Commissioner Bill Gates, Fire Chief Al Church, Deputy Chief Vic Pennington. Back row: Firefighters from Des Moines Station... [Read more]

‘Boil Advisory’ still in effect; water test results should come in Wednesday

‘Boil Advisory’ still in effect; water test results should come in Wednesday

King County Water District #54 announced Tuesday afternoon (Sept. 24) that the ‘boil advisory” is still in effect, and will remain in effect until further notice. Bottled water continues to... [Read more]

UPDATE: Water District #54 ‘boil advisory’ still in effect

UPDATE: Water District #54 ‘boil advisory’ still in effect

On Monday (Sept. 23), officials from Water District #54 announced the the ‘boil water’ advisory is still in effect, and “will remain in effect until further notice.” Bottled water... [Read more]

Water Dist. 54 customers near Des Moines, Normandy Park urged to boil water

Water Dist. 54 customers near Des Moines, Normandy Park urged to boil water

The Washington State Department of Health urged King County Water District 54 customers near Normandy Park and Des Moines to boil their tap water because potentially harmful E. coli bacteria were detected... [Read more]

South Seattle Radiation Oncologist Brings Expertise, Personal Story to Fighting Cancer

South Seattle Radiation Oncologist Brings Expertise, Personal Story to Fighting Cancer

South Seattle Radiation Oncologist James Brashears III, MD, is bringing expertise, along with his own personal story, to the fight against cancer. “The first time I meet with my patients, my role is... [Read more]

Learn About Local Health Providers at Free Des Moines Health Fair Saturday

Learn About Local Health Providers at Free Des Moines Health Fair Saturday

Learn about local health and wellness provides at the Des Moines Health Fair this Saturday, Feb. 9 from Noon – 3 p.m. at Naturopathic Medicine, located at 2014 7th Ave South, Suite 102. “Local,... [Read more]

Vitality Chiropractic’s Dr. Bonnie Verhunce Can Help With Many Symptoms

Vitality Chiropractic’s Dr. Bonnie Verhunce Can Help With Many Symptoms

“Oh, my aching back!” Yes, Vitality Chiropractic certainly helps many people with back pain. Additionally, Vitality Chiropractic, Waterland Blog Advertiser and founded by Dr. Bonnie Verhunce eight... [Read more]

The Importance of Whole-Person Wellness at Advertiser Judson Park

The Importance of Whole-Person Wellness at Advertiser Judson Park

Iris Hecks by Natalie Wilcox McCann Director of Resident Services Judson Park Retirement Community When area senior Iris Hecks moved into the retirement community where her mother had lived, she knew she... [Read more]

Advertiser Waterland CrossFit Offering 2-for-1 Special During October

Advertiser Waterland CrossFit Offering 2-for-1 Special During October

OCTOBER 2 FOR 1 SPECIAL DEAL!!!! As the days get shorter and the sweaters get bulkier, one might be tempted to forsake fitness and let it all go until springtime comes around and fear and desperation about... [Read more]

Healthpoint Breaks Ground For New Community Health Center In Midway

Healthpoint Breaks Ground For New Community Health Center In Midway

Healthpoint broke ground Wednesday (Aug. 15) at the site that will house a new community health center for residents of Des Moines’ Midway neighborhood. Construction is expected to start next month... [Read more]

King County Says ‘Don’t Let Your Food Go to Waste’

King County Says ‘Don’t Let Your Food Go to Waste’

The folks at King County’s Regional Recycling Program want our Readers to know that they can help cut down on garbage by recycling food waste: The average family in King County throws away nine pounds... [Read more]

Popular Exercise Class Moves to Accommodate Kids’ Programs

Popular Exercise Class Moves to Accommodate Kids’ Programs

The Enhance Fitness program conducted locally at Des Moines Fieldhouse has adopted summer hours to accommodate the area’s children’s summer programs. Beginning this Tuesday, June 19, the two... [Read more]

Des Moines Bartell Drugs Offering Low-Cost Whooping Cough Vaccines

Des Moines Bartell Drugs Offering Low-Cost Whooping Cough Vaccines

King County Public Health announced Wednesday (June 13) that people without health insurance or who can’t afford to pay for whooping cough (pertussis) vaccine are now able to get it for a low-cost at... [Read more]

Welcome back Advertiser Waterland CrossFit!

Welcome back Advertiser Waterland CrossFit!

We’d like to welcome back Waterland CrossFit as an Advertiser on The Waterland Blog, and like we do with all our Advertisers, we’re giving them a forum to share their message: Why CrossFit? …Because... [Read more]