Hospital employees participate in 'National Walking Day'

Author: , Senior Producer, KShank@wfmz.com
Published: Apr 02 2013 08:00:00 PM EDT   Updated On: Apr 04 2013 11:49:04 AM EDT
EASTON, Pa. -

Dozens of Lehigh Valley residents are taking steps toward a healthier future.

Wednesday was National Walking Day. In honor of the occasion, employees at Easton Hospital were encouraged to throw on a pair of sneakers and go for a brisk walk at lunchtime.

General Supply Company also participated in the walk.

The American Heart Association says walking just 30 minutes a day can reduce your risk of heart disease.