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Request for Cost-Sharing of the Walk this Way Resources

Thunder Bay District Health Unit is looking for a public health unit, community health centre, recreation centre or other organization that would be intereted in cost-sharing the purchase of Walk This Way (WTW) Kits.

TBDHU will purchase 1,000 WTW Kits if another organization would order 4,000. If a total of 5,000 is ordered the cost per unit is $2.99.

Walk This Way is a set of self-help program materials intended to assist men and women, ages 20-64+, in beginning and adhering to a walking regimen to increase their physical activity levels and prevent the onset of a stroke.

The WTW kit is aimed at adults in the Contemplation and Preparation Stage of Change (according to Prochaska and DiClemente's model). These adults are thinking about becoming active, or have been active for less than 6 months.

If you would like more information on Walk This Way, please refer to the PARC website: http://parc.ophea.net/walk-way  

If you are interested in this request, please contact Hanna Janiec directly.

Hanna Janiec, RN, BScN, Public Health Nurse
Healthy Living Program, Thunder Bay District Health Unit
Phone: (807) 625-5900 ext. 5970
Fax: (807) 625-4824