On the Road with Wellness

It’s been a busy Fall for the Tillamook County Wellness leadership team. Invited to present at three state-wide forums during the first two weeks of October, it’s safe to say that Tillamook and its Wellness initiative are “on the map” in Oregon. On October 4th our team led a panel discussion at the 36th annual […]

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Peanut Butter Yogurt Dip

  Photo & Recipe Source: FoodHero.org Number of servings: 6 Time for preparation (including preparation and cooking): 5 minutes   Ingredients:   1⁄2 cup nonfat plain yogurt 1⁄4 cup peanut butter 3⁄4 teaspoon cinnamon (optional)   Directions:   In a small bowl, mix together yogurt and peanut butter. Add cinnamon, if desired. Serve with slices of […]

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“Kaylan from the Y” Talks Wellness

The Tillamook County Wellness “Why I’m In” interview series highlights our community partners and what has inspired and motivated them to work toward the common goal of improving community health.   “WHY I’M IN …” an interview with Kaylan Sisco, CEO & Executive Director, Tillamook County Family YMCA What drew you/your organization into the Year of […]

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On the Path to Health and Healing

  Pam Russell’s health journey, like so many others’, has had its ups and downs. Along with recovering from cancer and dealing with other life stresses, Pam has often been frustrated with her weight. As so commonly happens, it seemed there were always issues that got in the way of making lasting health behavior changes. […]

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Tillamook County Wellness Receives Community Health Improvement Grant

Tillamook County Community Health Centers, our local public health authority and backbone for Tillamook County Wellness, has been awarded a Sustainable Relationships for Community Health (SRCH) grant from the Oregon Health Authority (OHA). The one-year grant will provide added staff capacity and technical assistance to address chronic disease prevention and management in Tillamook County. Funds […]

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New Disc Golf Course Open to the Public

What began as an idea for a fun PE class has turned into a new community recreation asset. Thanks to the efforts of Jamie Dixson, Athletic Director and PE teacher, students at East Elementary and Tillamook Junior High School have a new disc golf course and curriculum added to their PE programming. The new Bohannon […]

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Why I’m In – An Interview with Tillamook Mayor, Suzanne Weber

Photo Credit: Cody Mann, Headlight Herald The Tillamook County Wellness “Why I’m In” interview series highlights our community partners and what has inspired and motivated them to work toward the common goal of improving community health.  You can learn more about our partners at tillamookcountyhealthmatters.org.    “WHY I’M IN …” Suzanne Weber, Mayor, City of […]

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Roasted Asparagus

Recipe & Photo Source: FoodHero.org Number of servings: 6 Time for preparation (including preparation and cooking): 35 minutes   Ingredients:   3 pounds fresh asparagus spears 1 teaspoon oil   dash of salt and pepper   Directions:   Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Wash asparagus spears and trim off tough ends. Leave whole or […]

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Banana Pancakes

Banana Pancakes Recipe and photo from www.FoodHero.org   Number of servings: 8   Time for preparation (including preparation and cooking): 35 min   Ingredients: 2 eggs 1 1⁄2 cups nonfat or 1% milk 1 Tablespoon sugar 3 Tablespoons oil 2 bananas, mashed 3⁄4 cup whole wheat flour 3⁄4 cup all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder […]

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Spring into Summer with Family Friendly Activities

Tillamook County Wellness partners are helping families spring into summer with local running clubs, disc golf and other fun community programs and events. Here are some things for families to consider when planning ways to keep kids active and engaged as the school year comes to an end. Research shows being active outdoors improves kids’ […]

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