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Legislation #: 180241 Introduction Date: 4/5/2018
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS CANADY, BARNES JR., MCMANUS, WAGNER, JAMES, JR., FOWLER, LOAR, LUCAS, REED, TAYLOR, SHIELDS AND JUSTUS
Title: Declaring April 2-8, 2018, as Public Health Week in Kansas City, Missouri,

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4/4/2018 Filed by the Clerk's office
4/5/2018 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 180241

 

Declaring April 2-8, 2018, as Public Health Week in Kansas City, Missouri,

 

WHEREAS, the City of Kansas City, Missouri Health Department’s mission is to preserve, protect, and promote the health of Kansas Citians and our visitors; and

 

WHEREAS, public health programs and services, such as food protection and immunizations, benefit all citizens and are essential ingredients in a strong, successful, local economy; and

 

WHEREAS, the City of Kansas City, Missouri Health Department is committed to building relationships with the community through outreach efforts such as Aim4Peace and Nurse Family Partnership; and

 

WHEREAS, the City of Kansas City, Missouri Health Department is dedicated to improving capacity to respond to public health threats and emergencies, such as the recent regional Measles outbreak; and

 

WHEREAS, the City of Kansas City, Missouri Health Department is a partner with other Kansas City Metropolitan Health agencies and is committed to bringing continued attention to public health issues such as preparedness in time of public health threats, quality early learning, violence prevention, access to preventative health care, economic mobility, social capital and the built environment; and

 

WHEREAS, the City of Kansas City, Missouri Health Department is collaborating with other City departments, local non-profits and the business community on issues related to the social factors that affect health; and

 

WHEREAS, the National Public Health Week theme, “Healthiest Nation 2030 – Changing Our Future Together” encompasses our goals as a nation to innovate the field of public health and ensure length and quality of life are considered in all policy making; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby declare April 2-8, 2018, to be Public Health Week in Kansas City, Missouri; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof and that a copy hereof be presented to the Kansas City, Health Department for its efforts and dedication to serving the community in promoting good public health.

 

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