Health Department

City, health officials show up to talk Westside cancer concerns to sparse resident attendance

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 07-20-2018 under NEWS

Regional health officials and local City employees came in numbers for two neighborhood meetings Thursday, July 19, 2018 at Servants Community Church on the west side of Grand Rapids, but very few neighbors did. “The Westside usually shows up...

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Catalyst Radio: Child well-being, addressing poverty the focuses of community effort

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 05-08-2015 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio we learn about a multi-organizational effort to examine child well-being, and work for solutions to childhood poverty...

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KVO & CBOT work in collaboration with Kent County Health Department

by (KVO and CBOT)

Submitted 01-10-2012 under NONPROFITS

Life skills are a large part of the KVO & CBOT’s curriculum. What are life skills? These are skills that many of us may take for granted. Yet the students in Grand Rapids Public Schools Kent Vocational Options program, serving student with...

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HIV testing initiative uses social networks to target MSM in Kent County

by (KCHD)

Submitted 01-28-2010 under NONPROFITS

(Grand Rapids, MI) – The Kent County Health Department (KCHD) is seeking community members to recruit their peers to get tested for HIV through a new program. The Ambassador program, funded through the Michigan Department of Community Health, relies...

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