Iowa program dovetails with surgeon general’s call to walk more

Flowers at McClellands Beach (800x600)McClelland’s Beach residents can enjoy many walking opportunities within the community itself, in Miniwakan State Park next door and on nearby bike trails.

“U.S. Surgeon General, Dr. Vivek H. Murthy, has announced a call to action to make American cities more ‘walkable.’ Dr. Murthy said walking is a simple, affordable way to get exercise, but only if people have a place to do it. This emphasis on creating safe and accessible walking routes in communities is central to the Iowa Department of Public Health’s (IDPH) Iowans Walking Assessment Logistics Kit (I-WALK) program.”— The Iowa Lakes News Shopper

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McClelland’s Beach residents know this is a hidden paradise. It’s interesting that many Iowa communities are getting a lot of attention from the media.

“Our communities have been receiving a lot of national attention from magazines and online media outlets. Iowa truly is a great place to grow!”
– IAR President Jon Yocum

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