Fund to prevent people from getting sick is at risk

July 1, 2017
by Aaron Guest
Lexington Herald-Leader

Here in Kentucky, we have received over $23 million from the fund, as found in Trust for America’s Health’s state PPHF fact sheets. This has provided much-needed funding in Kentucky to support breast and cervical cancer screenings, reduce tobacco use, provide grants to reduce diabetes and obesity, and suicide prevention initiatives and training. It has also provided funding for Kentucky to be better prepared for disease response and capacity and immunization services.

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