HHS/DOE issue toolkit on school/health sector collaboration

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The departments of Health and Human Services and Education Friday issued a letter and toolkit suggesting “high-impact” ways that states and communities can collaborate to improve school-based health. For example, local educational agencies can promote healthy eating and physical activity, and use school... read more

Topic: Advocacy and Public Policy
Tags: Community benefit, Community health, Community Connections, Coverage

AHVRP board begins work on strategic plan

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The Association for Healthcare Volunteer Resource Professionals, an AHA personal membership group, recently announced its 2016 board of directors. The new board is meeting this week in Atlanta and will begin its tenure by developing a 2016-2018 strategic plan. “2016 is a year of continuous change in... read more

Topic: Community Health
Tags: Community Connections, governance, workforce

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