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Public Health Thank You Day 2009: Nov. 23

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Public Health Thank You Day

On the Monday before Thanksgiving, Research!America and leading public health organizations take time to recognize public health professionals who work tirelessly every day to protect us. From the ordinary to the extraordinary, these heroes keep our drinking water safe, air clean and children healthy. Read about the work some public health heroes are doing around the country.

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Research!America and American Public Health Association, the Association of Schools of Public Health, the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, the National Alliance for Hispanic Health and the National Association of County & City Health Officialsask Americans to give special thanks to their state and local “public health heroes” who protect the nation’s health throughout the year.

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