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New Public Health Prevention Grant Award

By | October 4th, 2011|General|

Great news!  The CDC gave us a heads up this week that AZ will be receiving a new $842,000 Chronic Disease Prevention & Health Promotion grant.  While all states were guaranteed $300,000 on a non-competitive basis, we successfully competed for a supplemental award.  We’ll be able to be able to address the leading causes of [...]

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School Health Revolution

By | February 2nd, 2011|Prevention|

The Arizona Department of Health Services is partnering with the Arizona Department of Education to help schools make health a priority.  Arizona has the 15th highest childhood obesity rate in the nation. By creating healthier places to learn, schools are part of the solution to the childhood obesity epidemic. One of the most effective ways [...]

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