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Hepatitis Awareness Month, May 2021

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May is designated as Hepatitis Awareness Month in the United States, providing 31 days to raise awareness of viral hepatitis in the United States.  At HOPES, our vision is to create a heathier community and we know that part of our role as a leader in public health is to provide preventive…

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May Is Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month

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During National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month, celebrated each May, the nation turns its attention to teen pregnancy prevention and the great strides that have been made over the last 20 years. While there have been advances in reducing teen pregnancy, progress is still needed to close racial/ethnic and geographic disparities…

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It’s National Infant Immunization Week

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National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is a yearly observance highlighting the importance of protecting children two years and younger from vaccine-preventable diseases (VPDs). This year, in particular, it’s critical to ensure that families stay on track for children’s routine checkups and recommended vaccinations — even during COVID-19. A CDC report released in May 2020 found a troubling drop…

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HOPES | Amazon Wish List

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Thank you for supporting our Wish List on Amazon. We update our Wish List to highlight current needs in our programs. We are currently focused on items for our Hope Springs project. Gather your friends and family and pick something off the list. Some community groups like to pick items and work…

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