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Celebrate National Get Outdoors Day

Celebrate National Get Outdoors Day

Pasco County, Florida --Celebrate National Get Outdoors Day at one of the great parks in Pasco County.

Jay B. Starkey Park, Crews Lake Park and Withlacoochee River Park will participate with activities including:

  • Orienteering
  • Bird and nature walks
  • Train tours
  • Reptile awareness
  • Star gazing
  • Free throw contests
  • Volleyball games
  • Lots more!

To see the exact times and events for each park just click!.

Pasco County supports World No Tobacco Day

Pasco County supports World No Tobacco Day

Pasco County, Florida -- The Tobacco Free Partnership of Pasco County recognizes May 31 as World No Tobacco Day (WNTD), an international day of action in response to the worldwide tobacco epidemic. 

Across the state, the Florida Department of Health's Tobacco Free Florida campaign, youth activists, and community supporters will shed light on the tobacco industry's continued efforts to target youth and young adults.

Doga - Yoga with your Dog

Doga - Yoga with your Dog

New Port Richey, Florida - Doga class participants enjoy an hour of bonding time with their dog.

Stretch, massage and meditate with man's best friend. The exercises are tailor-made for humans and their canines.

Beyond Massage class helps you perfect techniques to relax your canine.

Single class: $15 for canine and owner

Most of our class work is done sitting on mats on the floor. However we welcome participants to use a chair for knee or back problems.

Pasco County celebrates asthma awareness month

Pasco County celebrates asthma awareness month

Pasco County, Florida -- In the United States alone, an average of one out of every 10 school aged children have asthma, one of the leading most common serious chronic diseases of childhood.

Local data states that 22.4% of youth ages 1-17 in Pasco County reported experiencing lifetime asthma. In addition, asthma is the leading cause of hospital emergency department visits and school absenteeism.

Free tools to quit smoking

Free tools to quit smoking

Pasco County, Florida -- Gulfcoast North Area Health Education Center is partnering with Pasco County Health Department to offer a FREE 2.5 hour quit tobacco program to anyone interested in quitting tobacco use.

The program provides optional FREE nicotine replacement therapy including patches, lozenge or gum. It is sponsored by the Florida Department of Health.

Pasco County Pill Drop

Pasco County Pill Drop

Pasco County, Florida -- Do you have unused or expired medications in your home?

Boil water notice

Boil water notice

New Port Richey, Florida -- There is a boil water notices for South Pinehill Road, East of U.S. 19. 

This includes Washington Street and Grand Blvd. 

This is due to a water main break at River Gulf and Grand Blvd. Crews have repaired the break but as a precaution are advising residents to boil water. 

This notices is in effect until further notice.