PR: GC Safe Communities Coalition Joins "One Text or Call Could Wreck It All" Campaign

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XENIA, OH – In an effort to make our roads safer, the Greene County Safe Communities Coalition, part of Greene County Public Health, announced today that it has joined the “One Text or Call Could Wreck It All” campaign to stop distracted driving.  Greene County Safe Communities has pledged its support to help spread the message that distracted drivers are not only a danger to themselves, but everyone else on the road. Read more using the link below. Full Story

PR: GCPH Celebrates National Public Health Week, April 3-9, 2023

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XENIA, OH – During the first full week of April each year, the American Public Health Association (APHA) brings together communities across the United States to observe National Public Health Week (NPHW) as a time to recognize the contributions of public health and highlight issues that are important to improving our nation's health. No matter where you are, APHA invites you to join us as we celebrate National Public Health Week! Full Story

PR: Teens Against Tobacco (TAT) Hosts Art Advocacy Event

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XENIA, OH -- On April Fool’s Day, April 1, 2023, Greene County Public Health (GCPH) is partnering with Greene County Family & Children First and youth group, TAT: Teens Against Tobacco, to host an event for Take Down Tobacco National Day of Action, a nationwide movement to stand up and speak out against the tobacco industry. This year, youth advocates across the country are hosting demonstrations, rallies, and educational events overseen by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids to call out the biggest joker of all: Big Tobacco.   Full Story

PR: Fairborn School District is First To Receive NarcanŽ from GCPH

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XENIA, OH – Earlier this year, Bill Titley, the Director of Safety and Security for Fairborn City Schools (FCS), worked with Melody Kingsley, health educator and coordinator for the Harm Reduction program through Greene County Public Health, to encourage the district to equip all Fairborn schools with Naloxone (Narcan®). Full Story

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