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Flagstaff Local Motion: Get Your Health on Track!

| January 23, 2017
Flagstaff Local Motion: Get Your Health on Track!

The City of Flagstaff Recreation Department offers a variety of recreation programming including: programs for adults, kids and families at the Flagstaff Aquaplex and Hal Jensen Recreation Center, ice skating at the Jay Lively Activity Center, and activities for seniors at the Joe C Montoya Community and Senior Center. Additionally, Flagstaff has 24 parks, two disc golf courses, and the Flagstaff Urban Trail System.

Coconino County Parks and Recreation offers programs for adults and youth that encourage them to get moving and get outdoors. Programs include archery, summer camp, mountain bike camp, hiking and more.

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AZ Birth Certificate Services

| January 16, 2017
AZ Birth Certificate Services

AZ Birth Certificate Services are available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18 at 49 Maple St., Tuba City.

Services are also available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 467 Vista Ave., at the CCPHSD Northern Region Office, Page.

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1 in 4 Kids in Coconino County Struggle with Hunger

| January 16, 2017
1 in 4 Kids in Coconino County Struggle with Hunger

If you are able, please take some time this weekend to identify food items that you would like to donate in support of providing hunger relief to our local Flagstaff neighbors.

NACA Inc. and the Flagstaff Family Food Center have partnered to collect food items through the rest of January.

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North Country HealthCare to present Sexual Assault Survivor’s Support Group from Jan. 11 through Dec. 20

| January 9, 2017
North Country HealthCare to present Sexual Assault Survivor’s Support Group from Jan. 11 through Dec. 20

North Country HealthCare’s Northern Arizona Center Against Sexual Assault will present a Sexual Assault Survivor’s Support Group from from 5:30 to 7 p.m., Jan. 11 through Dec. 20 at North Country HealthCare, 2920 N. 4th St., Flagstaff, Eric’s Community Room.

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Reminder: CCC&Y monthly Board Meeting on November 21st

| November 14, 2016
Reminder: CCC&Y monthly Board Meeting on November 21st

The Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth will hold its next monthly board meeting from noon to 1:30 p.m. on November 21st at the County Health and Community Services Building, 2625 N. King St., Ponderosa Room, Flagstaff.

The meeting will include information on “The Raising of America” by Rene Hobbs and Cynthia Pardo, the Homeless Youth Drive and Prop. 411.

ALL are welcome to attend and join in the discussion.

Send an email to info@coconinokids.org or call 928-679-7318 for more information.

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CCC&Y to hold next monthly Board Meeting at noon Monday, Oct. 17

| October 15, 2016
CCC&Y to hold next monthly Board Meeting at noon Monday, Oct. 17

The Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth will hold its next monthly board meeting from noon to 1:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 17 at the County Health and Community Services Building, 2625 N. King St., Ponderosa Room, Flagstaff.

The meeting will include information on “The Raising of America” by Rene Hobbs and Cynthia Pardo, the Homeless Youth Drive and Prop. 411.

ALL are welcome to attend and join in the discussion.

Send an email to info@coconinokids.org or call 928-679-7318 for more information.

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Arizona Kids Count Data Shows Successes, Declines in Kids’ Conditions

| August 22, 2016
Arizona Kids Count Data Shows Successes, Declines in Kids’ Conditions

The astronomical increase in the number of kids in foster care shows a dire need for greater investment in prevention services for at-risk families.

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Women’s Qigoing Class: July 7th

| July 3, 2016
Women’s Qigoing Class: July 7th

Learn how to harness and balance your energy (Qi) to create harmony among your mind, body and spirit on July 7th at 9:30am.

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Help Az Health Services Learn About Your Child’s Health

| June 13, 2016
Help Az Health Services Learn About Your Child’s Health

The Arizona Department of Health Services has asked the Coconino County Public Health Services District for assistance in learning more about our children’s health …

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Visits by NAU students help children prevent tooth decay, reduce school absences

| June 1, 2016
Visits by NAU students help children prevent tooth decay, reduce school absences

A Northern Arizona University dental hygiene outreach program is credited with helping reduce tooth decay among area children.

Several times each year, NAU dental hygiene students visit child care centers to provide oral health screenings, education and fluoride varnishes. The outreach is part of the Coconino County Smart Smiles Program.

A new report showed Arizona reduced the percentage of kindergarteners with untreated decay by eight percent compared with findings in a 2003 report.

The study, “Taking a Bite Out of School Absences: Children’s Oral Health Report 2016,” was conducted by the Arizona Department of Health Services and First Things First, a statewide group promoting early childhood health and education.

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