Surgeon General's Call To Action Encourages Hoosiers To Walk Their Way To Better Health

The next time someone says “take a walk,” offer to take them up on it. And ask them to join you.

United States Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy, M.D., MBA, today called for communities to take action to increase walking and walkability and to improve the health of Americans. Indiana State Health Commissioner Jerome Adams, M.D., M.P.H., is urging Hoosiers to accept the challenge.

“Walking is one of the most common forms of physical activity, and it’s one of the easiest ways to exercise because it can be done almost anywhere,” Dr. Adams said. “Regular physical activity like walking can help people of all ages improve their health.”

Read the full press release here.