New CNP Candy Yoder To Lead 'Walk With A Doc' On Saturday, March 3


Candy Yoder, CNP, from Alpine Family Medicine

The monthly “Walk With A Doc” free community walking program scheduled this Saturday (March 3) will feature a new healthcare provider from the Union Hospital family.

Candy Yoder, a certified nurse practitioner who recently began seeing patients at Alpine Family Medicine at Sugarcreek, will make a brief presentation and lead Walk With A Doc beginning at 9 a.m. in the Union Hospital cafeteria.

The entire event is free and no pre-registration is necessary. A free healthy snack – “Avocado Kale Ceasar Wrap” – and water also will be provided by the Union Hospital Nutrition Services staff.

For more details, call (330) 308-3599 or send an e-mail to

Yoder sees patients of all ages and currently is taking new patients at Alpine Family Medicine, which is located at 126½ N. Broadway in Sugarcreek. She has been a nurse for more than 20 years and earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in nursing from Malone University. A Sugarcreek resident, she and her husband Marvin have two grown sons.

Walkers will hear a health-related message from Yoder and take a rejuvenating walk on the hospital’s indoor or outdoor walking trails, which are both available.

Walk With a Doc is a national non-profit organization with a mission to encourage healthy physical activity in people of all ages, and reverse the consequences of a sedentary lifestyle in order to improve the health and well-being of the country. Future walk dates will be announced by the hospital and on the Walk With a Doc website at

Other healthcare professionals, public officials and others will be part of upcoming walks.

Information about Union Hospital and all of its services available to the community is available on the hospital website at, and on the hospital’s pages on Facebook and Twitter (@Union_Hospital).


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