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January 27, 2013

New group looks to reverse Clark County health trends

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JEFFERSONVILLE —

But it will not be the committee’s goal to implement or devise the policy to change the health outcomes for the community.

“We are not an entity that is to create all of these initiatives, we are to partner with existing ones,” said Committee Member Cindy Kanning.

By serving as consultants, connectors and facilitators, the committee will serve as advocates and help to identify those who can pick up projects from a funding standpoint. But the committee won’t stand in the way of allowing groups from taking on health initiatives on their own.

“We know there are multiple issues around getting this community healthier,” Enix said.

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