Hospital urges people to go out and walk

Get those walking shoes on. It’s time.

According to, National Walking Day is always the first Wednesday in April. This year, that’s April 7.

If it’s a way to get people moving, the health experts at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County are all for it, MHSC Marketing Director Deb Sutton said.

Taking a few minutes out of your day to take a walk offers a wide range of health benefits.

Boost mental health

“Walking just 10 minutes a day boosts the chemicals in your brain that help to improve mood and combat depression,” James Cummings, MHSC social worker said...


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