Fun run highlights kids' health, fitness

By Press Release

Pediatric Associates in Montrose and Delta is excited to announce a new provider, Rachel Anthony, a pediatric nurse practitioner who specializes in pediatric weight management and nutrition. Anthony has started a weight wellness program called the Pediatric Power Pack Program with the goal of empowering kids and teens to be healthy and live well. She is currently seeing patients on Thursdays alternating between the Delta and Montrose offices. Initial appointments are an hour long to allow for a complete history and physical, along with individualized nutrition counseling with goal setting. Anthony is currently accepting new patients and all Medicaid, CHP and private insurance plans. Please call Pediatric Associates to schedule an appointment or to obtain more information.

To kick off the start of this program, Pediatric Associates will be hosting a Fun Run 5k on July 23 at 9 a.m. at Cerise Park in Montrose. All are welcome. Registration begins at 8:30 and admission is free. T-shirts will be handed out to the first 100 kids who register. Come for a day of fitness, prizes, snacks and fun!

For more information, call Pediatric Associates at 249-2421.