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      Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
    IntroducedMarch 11th, 2010

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Official Title

A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of "National Public Health Week".

Summary

Expresses support for the goals and ideals of National Public Health Week. Recognizes: (1) the efforts of public health professionals, the federal government, states, municipalities, local communities, and individuals in improving the health of the people of the United States; and (2) the role of public health programs in preventing disease, promoting good health, protecting the food supply, protecting worker health and safety, ensuring access to clean air and water, promoting nutrition for children, and achieving the many other benefits of public health programs that promote the health of people of the United States. Encourages: (1) efforts to increase access to clinical and community-based preventive services, and to strengthen the public health system of the United States; (2) community planners to consider the health implications of planning decisions and to plan communities and transportation systems that enable all residents to access safe, affordable housing, nutritious foods, clean air and water, public transportation, safe sidewalks, streets, and public health services; and (3) each person in the United States to learn about the role of public health programs in improving the health of the people of the United States.

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