'Walk with a Doc' happening today

Published: May. 10, 2018 at 7:46 AM EDT
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A national non-profit is expanding its efforts into Eastern Carolina. “Walk with a Doc” is a national group dedicated to encouraging physical activity in people of all ages and to reversing the consequences of a sedentary lifestyle.

Pitt County Health Director Dr. John Morrow is coordination the event with Vidant Medical Center’s Community Health Programs.

The concept is simple -- physicians help organize and participate in community walks. Dr. Morrow will talk about the benefits of walking for exercise and answer questions.

Walk With A Doc is happening at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 30. There’s no need to sign up in advance, anyone who wants to participate can show up to Alice Keene Park with their walking shoes.

You can get more information by calling 252-857-0408 or by visiting