public health

Deborah Shaar / KMUW

The Sedgwick County Health Department will continue to receive state and federal money to support its local health programs and services.

Sedgwick County Commissioners voted 5-to-0 Wednesday to accept a $1.9 million grant from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. The grant is a longstanding funding source for county health department to carry out its mission to prevent disease and promote wellness in the community.

Health Department Director Adrienne Byrne-Lutz says the grant provides the foundation for several public health programs.

Deborah Shaar

A group of health professionals is taking the lead on developing Sedgwick County’s next Community Health Improvement Plan.

The first step came on Friday when the group released the findings from health surveys conducted last year.

The Health Alliance group presented an overview of the results from health assessments completed by county residents and leaders of area health systems and agencies.

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