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Alcohol, obesity, health care: Public health asks community's help in resolving these issues

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ELLSWORTH -- The study began over three years ago with a simple goal: Improving the health of Pierce County residents.

The group was headed by public health workers with input from personnel in hospitals, ambulance services and medical clinics.

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Their findings, which were released last month, titled, "Pierce County Community Health Improvement Plan," identified three topics as the biggest county health care concerns: Access to care, obesity, and alcohol.

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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte has been with the Herald since 2006. He covers County government and anything else that happens in Pierce County on a daily basis.
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