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Sustainability and Public Health - Protecting Our Triple Bottom Line

Sustainability and Public Health - Protecting Our Triple Bottom Line

Apr 22, 2019

As we celebrate Earth Day 2019, it is important to understand the connection between environmental sustainability and public health.

The triple bottom line is a model that is often associated with sustainability programs and initiatives.  The three principles that make up the triple bottom line or pillars of sustainability are social equity, environmental awareness and

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National Public Health Week: School-Based Health

National Public Health Week: School-Based Health

Apr 3, 2019

SCHOOL-BASED HEALTH CLINICS: WHERE EDUCATION MEETS HEALTHCARE

By Kayla Borchardt, School Based Health Liaison

Your child’s health can make a big difference in their day. Dealing with untreated physical or mental health problems can cause your child to miss time in the classroom. Falls Community Health has bridged the gap and brought health care to where the students

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Access to Care, Behavioral Health, and Chronic Diseases Identified as Top Community Health Issues

Access to Care, Behavioral Health, and Chronic Diseases Identified as Top Community Health Issues

Apr 1, 2019

Local health partners announced today the ABCs of top health concerns facing the community—Access to Care, Behavioral Health, and Chronic Diseases.

The Sioux Falls Health Department, Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center, Avera Heart Hospital, and Sanford USD Medical Center presented findings from a collaborative Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA), a

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