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Spring into Health

Spring into Health, is a joint initiative with Western Sydney Local Health District and libraries from Western Sydney.

Here you will find many resources, online programs and health tips to help and encourage a healthy lifestyle by being active, eating healthy and not smoking.

We have videos about staying active for older people and life style talks in Mandarin and Korean. For the children and parents we have also included a special online health themed story time and a healthy lunchbox video!

NSW Health service also offers free telephone based health coaching that can provide you with the support and motivation you need to reach your own healthy lifestyle goals. Join Now

Get Healthy Service

 

No challenge is too big or too small as COVID-19 may have changed your routine and your normal activities. The NSW Get Healthy Service coaches can support you to change your goals to suit your new way of living during COVID-19. Join now.

My Health Record

 

What is my health record? My Health Record is a secure online summary of an individual’s health information and is available to all Australians. This video shows you how to access My Health Record and how to keep your health information securely in one place.

Watch this video to find out how to access your health record.

Resources for individuals aged 60+ years

 

Staying physically active is the single most important thing you can do to stay fit and independent, as you get older. Physical activity is good for the body and mind.

Age is no barrier to health! Check out free programs for adults aged 60+ years here.

Watch our free expert talk by Stephen, which provides information and tools that can assist you to increase your physical activity.

Watch our tips for strength and balance exercise from western Sydney Health experts..

Explore our free NSW Health programs for adults aged 60+ years in your area. Find free Western Sydney Health videos on strength and balance.

Visit Make Healthy Normal from NSW Health for free workout videos.

Healthy Eating

 

Check out our new 2020 Health & Wellbeing booklet, it is packed full of wonderful new and old healthy-inspired titles, plus a new 'Leisure Time' section filled with lots of title recommendations intended to encourage you to spend more time relaxing and doing something just for fun!

Would like to read more books about health or recipes?

Health and Wellbeing Booklet

Food labels

 

Learn how to read food labels when shopping so you and your family can make healthier choices.

Simple Steps to Label Reading

Label Reading Pocket Guide

Make Healthy Normal Quiz

 

Take the Make Healthy Normal quiz to find out how healthy you and your family are!

Take the quiz

Healthy Lifestyle Fact Sheets

 

Information on healthy living for children and families, available in English, Arabic, Chinese, Korean, Persian, Hindi and Tamil.

Checkout Western Sydney Local Health District tips to

  • Turn off screens
  • Get active each day
  • Choose healthier snacks
  • Choose water as a drink
  • Eat more fruit and vegetables

Learn more about the Healthy Lifestyle Fact Sheets

Smoke Free Home

Watch a funny animated video about protecting your family from second hand smoke in the home.

Learn more about Shisha smoking and its potential harms and its impact on the community.