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County sets sights on tackling smoking and obesity


Kandiyohi County has received a two-year grant to implement an initiative to improve the health of residents here. The county's Public Health Department will work with entities such as schools, work sites and health care facilities to adopt policies and procedures to create a healthy environment that could reduce chronic diseases, especially those associated with smoking and obesity.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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