getPHYT [get-fit] verb:

  1. To improve community health through education
  2. To apply public health practice to everyday life
  3. To raise public health awareness in the community

getPHYT is a blog dedicated to inform youth and teens about public health through educational and entertaining articles.

Born in September 2011, getPHYT is the brainchild of two friends catching up online. “We should make something for public health.” “What if we had a blog where we just pulled articles relevant to teens and public health?” “And then discussed what it actually means?” “Yeah!”

By mixing public health with popular culture, getPHYT hopes to show the younger generation that public health is exciting, applicable, and important.

getPHYT’s mission is to raise public health awareness among youth and teens so that in turn, they can raise awareness among their friends and communities.

6 responses to “About

  1. I love your idea!! As an RN, my main goal in leaving the hospital and starting my health coaching practice was to teach prevention… weight and stress make us sick.
    So happy you are giving info to the generation that can make the biggest change in our country’s health system.
    Thanks for stopping by my blog.

  2. good site. Definitely good for young people to read. Hopefully you’re reaching out to them though. Most don’t seem to blog vs. tweet/FB. Nice layouts on the posts!

    Do they not have too many ethnic foods in Montana? Actually, probably not now that I think about it. 🙂 Maybe a few trips back to SoCal might help!

  3. Your Research and Development Program is and will help a lot of people around the Globe, we are all so proud of you, keep it up and God Bless.

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