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AZ White Mountains Podcast

Apr 22, 2015

Recorded at The Kozy Bean in Pinetop, Arizona The Community Shout is how you the listener can come in and tell what you've got going on. From charity events, to fundraisers and even just to comment on how cool your neighbor is, just stop by Tuesday at 10:30 am to The Picnic Basket and Cozy Bean have a seat and tell everyone what going on.

First Up is Allison Hephner with the Navajo County Health District who talks about the Navajo County Healthy People 2020 which is a community-driven strategic planning tool for improving community health issues outlined in the NCPHSD Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP).

Facilitated by public health leaders, this tool helps communities apply strategic thinking to plan, implement, and evaluate initiatives and interventions to reach measurable objectives.  While the NCPHSD has the responsibility for the continuing assessment and evaluation of the community, it will be the community‚Äôs responsibility to take the necessary steps to implement the strategies outlined in the CHIP.

All residents, businesses and organizations are invited to join the effort.

The four areas she needs help in are as follow;

Improve the prenatal care with promotion and awareness of maternal and child health during pregnancy and beyond.

Promote and advocate for behavioral health services for accessibility and coverage to decrease the outcome of substance, alcohol, drug abuse and suicides. Improve the resources and information of domestic violence.

Promote and prevent heart disease, obesity/overweight,and other chronic diseases from developing with youth and managed with adults/elderly.

Increase access to well-care, general health checkups, avaliablity of specialty medical/healthcare providers and improvement in linking individuals to physicians/healthcare providers.

At 5:46 Evelyn Racette (PL City Manager) and Leah Chavez (PL City Clerk) join to talk about the City of Pinetop-Lakeside and two different topics.

The fisrt is about the all mail ballot for the approval of the General Plan and the second is about the General Budget for the 2015-2016 year.

For more info check out their website for contact info and more details

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At 19:19 Malaina Spillman from the Pinetop-Lakeside Chamnber joins to talk about upcoming evets and happenings including the Chamber Dinner, the next Flick with the Chicks and a few others.

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