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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.


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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