Kick off 2021 with Operation Keep Well

Cavan’s ‘’Operation Keep Well’’ initiative will kick off in January to encourage people to get active and Keep Well in 2021. The six-week initiative will take place throughout different communities in Cavan as well as online.

Operation Keep Well will work in two parts. People can sign up for limited, Covid-friendly, in-person classes, or alternatively can take part in the six-week online activity challenge. Operation Keep Well is suitable for all levels and registration for the online element is open now, with community registrations kicking off on January 4. Areas include; Ballymachugh, Bailieborough, Belturbet, Cavan Town, Denn, Gowna, Kilnaleck, Lacken, Mullahoran, Mullagh, Shercock and Templeport.

With new challenges every day and helpful tips and tricks along the way, Operation Keep Well has something for everyone. The initiative will also be rolled out in schools, across disability and older adult day services, and in twelve communities throughout Cavan. People are encouraged to get involved in any way they can and to Keep Well in 2021.

The initiative is part of the Government's National ‘Keep Well’ campaign. The Keep Well campaign is aimed at showing people of all ages how we can mind our own physical and mental health and wellbeing by adding healthy and helpful habits to our daily and weekly routines. It provides guidelines, information, and tips on how we can make a plan to do things that will help us keep well through the coming months.

Sports coordinator at Cavan Sports Partnership, Nadine McCormilla said of Operation Keep Well: ''We all know the impact of physical activity on our overall health and wellbeing and Operation Keep Well aims to facilitate all people in our county to begin a healthy 2021 by taking part either in their local community or through our online platform.

“I would like to acknowledge the work of the 12 local communities for working with the sports partnership to provide Operation Keep Well locally. This county wide programme has been made possible with funding from Sport Ireland and the national Keep Well initiative.''

Operation Keep Well aims to create healthy habits that will help us keep well through the coming months.

All information regarding Operation Keep Well can be found at www.cavansportspartnership.ie and on the Cavan Sports Partnership Facebook page.

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