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Way to Wellville: Building a healthier community

Spartanburg is one of five communities across the United States to take part in the Way to Wellville.

Multiple organizations, including the Mary Black Foundation, Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System and the City of Spartanburg, joined together through the Way to Wellville to work to improve health outcomes in the community.

This coalition addresses the factors that made Spartanburg one of the unhealthiest urban counties, including:

  • Obesity prevention
  • Early childhood health
  • Community pride
  • Better health for insured populations
  • Care for the uninsured

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