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April 6, 2013

Niagara County launches health assessment

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Tonawanda News — “The feeling is that in the future that’s how funding will be rewarded,” Stapleton said. “Right now it’s based on your population, period. The state wants to take examples from things that are proven. We’re working together to improve the health of our communities, that’s the key.” 

The county plans to submit the data it collects to the state health department by November. Stapleton urged residents to participate in a county-sponsored survey as well, which can be found online at  www.surveymonkey.com/s/NiagaraCountyHealth. 

Contact reporter Michael Regan at 693-1000, ext. 4115.

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