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    NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

Tuesday's theme for National Public Health Week is Providing a Safe Environment For Children At School. Healthy children learn better — that's a fact. Research has found that students' health affects their grades, attendance, behavior and whether they graduate. And we also know that education is one of the many social determinants that influence a person's health throughout the life span. Fortunately, public health and education systems in the North Georgia Health District have a long and fruitful history of working together to keep students safe and teach them healthy habits. Still, there's much more to do to make sure our schools are healthy and supportive environments — and you can help. . . click here to learn more: http://www.nphw.org/tools-and-tips/themes/providing-a-safe-environment-for-children-at-school.