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VIDEO: Public Health Starts at Community Level

October 03, 2011 By Tom Niemisto, Video Production Specialist

Minnesota public health initiatives took a big hit after the state budget compromise this summer.  Community and county programs developed through the Minnesota Statewide Health Improvement Program had state resources drop from $47 Million down to $15 Million.

State Commissioner of Health Dr. Ed Ehlinger says it's the wrong time to divert funds from developing a culture of health in Minnesota.


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