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Open Enrollment to Buy Health Coverage is Underway

| November 9, 2015
Open Enrollment to Buy Health Coverage is Underway

Open enrollment to get health insurance has begun, an opportunity for families to purchase a new health plan or update the one they already have. The open enrollment period runs through January 31, 2016, and experts are encouraging families to shop around, as there are new options for health plans and there may be an […]

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Healthy Lives A Community Project

| October 26, 2015
Healthy Lives A Community Project

The United Nations (U.N.) recently approved 17 new development goals to be added to the world agenda at the U.N. General Assembly. Though broad, it is inspiring and motivating to see what global leaders prioritize on such a grand scale. Topics include poverty, climate change, water sanitation, and others. Falling right in line with Coconino Coalition for Children and Youth’s (CCC&Y) own strategic plan at the county level, I was particularly drawn to this one: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages… Read the full letter here!

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Healthy Relationship FREE Forum – November 14th at CCC

| October 25, 2015
Healthy Relationship FREE Forum – November 14th at CCC

Inspiring Youth Empowerment, Soroptimist International of Flagstaff presents: How to Have a Great Relationship FREE Forum at CCC. Topics include: Media & Violence, Body Image in Media, Gender in Media, LGBTQQIAA (GSM) Soup, Engaging Men, Consent, Alcohol & Assault, “It’s NOT me – It’s you!” How to Break Up, Talk To Me Real – Communication in Love, and Mental Slavery Emancipation – Loving Yourself Despite the World.

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Darkness to Light, Child Abuse Prevention Facilitator Training – Scholarships available!

| October 21, 2015
Darkness to Light, Child Abuse Prevention Facilitator Training – Scholarships available!

The Flagstaff Medical Center Trauma Services Department, in collaboration with the regional Pediatric Injury Group and Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth, are pleased to announce the Darkness to Light Stewards of Children prevention training program to teach adults how to raise awareness about child sexual abuse in Northern Arizona.

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First Things First – Oral Health Impacts Learning

| October 18, 2015
First Things First – Oral Health Impacts Learning

Dental decay is one of the leading causes of school absenteeism, and it can start to develop as soon as a child’s first tooth appears. The most common chronic disease among children in the United States, untreated tooth decay can cause pain and infections that may lead to other serious problems with eating, speaking, playing and learning. Halloween, with its focus on sugary treats, offers the chance to remind families about the importance of caring for their infant or toddlers’ teeth.

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First Things First – Quality Early Childhood Experience Benefits

| October 18, 2015
First Things First – Quality Early Childhood Experience Benefits

For families with kids under 5 years old, early childhood is the prime time to help develop critical skills that will help them be successful in kindergarten and beyond. Here are five ways quality early childhood experiences benefit children later in life.

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SB 1375 Draft Report Recommendations

| October 9, 2015
SB 1375 Draft Report Recommendations

This past Monday, comments were due to AHCCCS on the Draft SB 1375 Report regarding integration of medical, dental and behavioral health services for foster children. If you’d like to see the comments posted individually by the Children’s Action Alliance and the Arizona Council of Human Service Providers, it is possible that AHCCCS will post […]

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Lila Heart Yoga for Kids

| October 5, 2015
Lila Heart Yoga for Kids

Calling all kids between the ages of 4-8: If you like to move and play and practice yoga check out this kids yoga class! Class is on Tuesday’s from 4-4:45 at The Yoga Experience!

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REMINDER – Child Abuse Prevention Facilitator Training – Scholarships Available!

| October 5, 2015
REMINDER – Child Abuse Prevention Facilitator Training – Scholarships Available!

The Flagstaff Medical Center Trauma Services Department, in collaboration with the regional Pediatric Injury Group and Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth, are pleased to announce the Darkness to Light Stewards of Children prevention training program to teach adults how to raise awareness about child sexual abuse in Northern Arizona.

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REMINDER – Child Abuse Prevention Facilitator Training – Scholarships Available!

| September 28, 2015
REMINDER – Child Abuse Prevention Facilitator Training – Scholarships Available!

The Flagstaff Medical Center Trauma Services Department, in collaboration with the regional Pediatric Injury Group and Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth, are pleased to announce the Darkness to Light Stewards of Children prevention training program to teach adults how to raise awareness about child sexual abuse in Northern Arizona.

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