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3/30/2017 - City of Bridgeport to Kickoff Annual “National Public Health Week” on April 3rd

Mayor Joseph P. Ganim

Bridgeport, CT

For Immediate Release                                      For More Information:

March 30, 2017                                            Dalmarys Matos (203)333-2843

                                                                     dalmarys.matos@bridgeportct.gov

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City of Bridgeport to Kickoff Annual “National Public Health Week” on April 3rd

 

Bridgeport, CT – The City of Bridgeport will be joining national public health leaders across the country to celebrate National Public Health Week. Bridgeport’s Department of Health and Social Services will kickoff National Public Health Week on Monday, April 3, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. with a presentation and proclamation. National Public Health Week is an annual observance in April that recognizes the contributions and value of public health in protecting and improving the health and well-being of individuals and communities. This year, National Public Health week will be observed April 3 through April 9, 2017. The national theme this year is “Healthiest Nation 2030”.

 

The City of Bridgeport Department of Health and Social Services will be hosting events throughout the week including a presentation of public health achievements over the last two decades, a public health interactive photo campaign, and a roundtable discussion on community health concerns with city officials. Each event will take place in the Margaret E. Morton Government Center at 999 Broad Street, Bridgeport, CT 06604.  The Bridgeport Department of Health and Social Services invites and encourages all residents to engage in activities and take actions that improve the health of our community.

 Bridgeport’s National Public Health Week Events

Date

Time

Event

Monday, April 3rd

12:00pm

Kickoff Event: “Putting the Public in Public Health”

Tuesday, April 4th

12:00-2:00pm

Public Health Photo Campaign

It’s interactive & fun! Come and take part in the community photo campaign and tell us what public health means to you.

Wednesday, April 5th

Thursday, April 6th

Friday, April 7th

10:00-11:30am

Roundtable Discussion with City officials: “What are the health concerns for residents in Bridgeport”

Come, listen, learn, and voice your public health concerns.

 

 

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