For Immediate Release
Contact: Scott Oxarart
775.328.2414 or 775.276.1021
The Washoe County Health District, Southern Nevada Health District, Nevada Public Health Institute, Nevada Public Health Association, Nevada Public Health Foundation, Carson City Health and Human Services, and Nevada Public Health Training Center will release, examine, and explore data contained in the 2017 Nevada County Health Rankings Report, at 10:30 am – Noon, on Wednesday, March 29, 2017. The popular annual event will be held in Reno in the Washoe County Commission Chambers, 1001 E. Ninth Street, Building A. A similar event will take place at the same time in Las Vegas at the Southern Nevada Health District, Red Rock Trail Conference Room, 280 South Decatur Boulevard, Las Vegas.
Annual Health Rankings are developed by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. Simultaneous events are being held nationwide with Nevada’s rankings being released at events in Reno and Las Vegas.
The Reno/Northern Nevada agenda includes:
Introductions & Welcome - Kevin Dick, District Health Officer, Washoe County Health District
Summary of 2017 Nevada Rankings and Roadmaps - John Packham, PhD, Office of Statewide Initiatives, University of Nevada School of Medicine
Update on Community Health Improvement Efforts in Urban and Rural Regions of Northern Nevada
•Washoe County Health District
•Truckee Meadows Healthy Communities
•Carson City Health and Human Services
•Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health
•Northern Rural Boards of Health and Related Activity
These meetings are a joint collaboration between the Nevada Public Health Institute, Nevada Public Health Association, Nevada Public Health Foundation and Nevada Public Health Training Center.
Public health professionals, healthcare providers and leaders, educators, and representatives from business and industry, government, and the non-profit community representing all sectors of the public health system are invited. This is a free program; however, pre-registration is required. Register at: http://cmetracker.net/UNEV/Login?FormName=RegLoginLive&Eventid=3898
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