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Health campaign kicks off

  • Public Health Awards to winner: Pictured- Azuree Williams, Events, Education and Volunteer Coordinator from the Bermuda Cancer and Health Center (Photograph by Akil Simmons)
  • Public Health Awards to winner: Pictured- Bermuda Diabetes, Sara McKittrick (Photograph by Akil Simmons)
  • Fit for life: Kim Wilson, the health minister, visits City Hall in Hamilton to present public health awards and promote Public Health Week. (Photograph by Akil Simmons)
  • Health drive: Members of the public take part in the Commit to Change health promotion event at Hamilton's City Hall, where they were offered health screening and advice on living healthier lifestyles. Pictured- Inspired Fitness (Photograph by Akil Simmons)
  • Health drive: Members of the public take part in the Commit to Change health promotion event at Hamilton's City Hall, where they were offered health screening and advice on living healthier lifestyles. Pictured- Geisha Rene, Soca Fit . (Photograph by Akil Simmons)
  • Health drive: Members of the public take part in the Commit to Change health promotion event at Hamilton's City Hall, where they were offered health screening and advice on living healthier lifestyles. Pictured- Geisha Rene, Soca Fit . (Photograph by Akil Simmons)
  • Health drive: Members of the public take part in the Commit to Change health promotion event at Hamilton's City Hall, where they were offered health screening and advice on living healthier lifestyles. Pictured- Bermy Bouncers (Photograph by Akil Simmons)
  • Health drive: Members of the public take part in the Commit to Change health promotion event at Hamiltonís City Hall, where they were offered health screening and advice on living healthier lifestyles. Pictured- Bermy Bouncers, Sebastian Lee (Photograph by Akil Simmons)
  • Health drive: Members of the public take part in the Commit to Change health promotion event at Hamiltonís City Hall, where they were offered health screening and advice on living healthier lifestyles. Pictured- Bermy Bouncers, Sebastian Lee (left) and Yusef Bushara (Photograph by Akil Simmons)
  • Health drive: Members of the public take part in the Commit to Change health promotion event at Hamilton's City Hall, where they were offered health screening and advice on living healthier lifestyles. Pictured- Bermy Bouncers, Yusef Bushara (Photograph by Akil Simmons)
  • Health drive: Members of the public take part in the Commit to Change health promotion event at Hamiltonís City Hall, where they were offered health screening and advice on living healthier lifestyles. Pictured- Community Health Woker Jahari Woods and Cheryl Williams (Photograph by Akil Simmons)
  • Health drive: Members of the public take part in the Commit to Change health promotion event at Hamilton's City Hall, where they were offered health screening and advice on living healthier lifestyles. (Photograph by Akil Simmons)
  • Health drive: Members of the public take part in the Commit to Change health promotion event at Hamilton's City Hall, where they were offered health screening and advice on living healthier lifestyles. Pictured- George Hypolite (Photograph by Akil Simmons)
  • Health drive: Members of the public take part in the Commit to Change health promotion event at Hamiltonís City Hall, where they were offered health screening and advice on living healthier lifestyles. Pictured- Azuree Williams, Events, Education and Volunteer Coordinator from the Bermuda Cancer and Health Center (right), uses a Skin Analysis Machine to check for damaged skin. (Photograph by Akil Simmons)

The Department of Health hosted its Commit to Change event yesterday as the island marks Public Health Week.

The event at City Hall is part of a series of activities to promote healthy lifestyles during Public Health Week.

It featured free health screenings and other health related activities, food and prizes.

Kim Wilson, the Minister of Health, was on hand to present the Public Health Awards.

The event will be followed by the Energize Wellness Soca Sweat in Barrís Part at 12.30pm today.

And Bermuda Heart Foundation will also be hosting its Boasty Fun Family Mystery Walk and Fundraiser this evening.

The event will start at CORE Heart Health Centre on Front Street at 6pm.