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State Health Department Awards 4.5 Million to Combat Childhood Obesity

From the DOH website yesterday, November 7:

State Health Commissioner Nirav R. Shah, M.D., M.P.H., today announced that nine organizations have been awarded State grants totaling up to $4.5 million over five years to reduce child and adolescent obesity.

The grants are targeted to help children and adolescents in populations reflecting high incidence of obesity and excess weight, including low-income populations, certain racial and ethnic minorities, and persons with developmental disabilities. The grant funding will support training for health care providers and other initiatives.

Read the rest of the press release and see the list of recipients on the DOH website.

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