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TC Food Justice helps combat food waste.
Fadzai completed a health equity intern with Hennepin County Public Health.
The Backyard Initiative is a community driven health initiative
Suicide is a complex problem that affects people of all ages, races, and income levels.
The SHAPE survey assesses the unique health issues facing Hennepin County residents
Menthol tobacco products are just as dangerous as their non-menthol counterparts
Hennepin County Child and Teen Checkups serves Medicaid eligible babies, kids, teens, and young adults
Step to it challenge
Hennepin County responded to a measles outbreak in 2017
Steve Rummler overdosed on opioids.
Robert Gillum works at Red Door, where he encourages clients to get tested for HIV
WIC serves 53 percent of infants born in America
Prostate cancer is the second most common men's cancer
A variety of early childhood interventions have been shown to counteract children’s developmental delays and provide them with an equal opportunity to achieve school readiness, and lifelong employment, income, and health.
According to the National Council on Problem Gambling, an estimated two million American adults meet the American Psychiatric Association’s criteria for gambling disorder in a given year
Time and temperature are among the most important factors for reducing the risk of foodborne illness
TC Adaptive Cycling helps increase participation and access to cycling among individuals with disabilities.
Eating disorder can affect anyone
Mel and Brian Kamin
Emily was diagnosed with perinatal mood and anxiety disorder
More housing complexes than ever are choosing to go smoke free
Scott has been helped by the respite program
Project AIM is a teen pregnancy prevention program
Biking can help treat mental illness
Quaylon got help from Bridging
Pat participates in the Criminal Justice Behavioral Health Initiative
Hoarding disorder affects 2 to 5 percent of the population
Pastor at All God's Children
Zenobia works in the garden
Vosiney escaped from the life
Delgermaa was diagnosed with active drug-resistant TB
An emergency can happen to anyone; be prepared.
Josiah working in the garden
Tonio with his mother
Naomi Windham teaches classes at People Serving People
Prescription painkillers can be addictive
Rise provides employment support to clients with a mental health or chemical dependency hospitalization or diagnosis
Syphilis is a corkscrew shaped bacterium
Handwashing prevents the spread of infectious diseases
Sarah Super
Student eating healthy food
Hennepin County's YouthLink helps homeless youth
Red Door distributes clean needles and works
Carolyn and Nora receive library outreach services
Erik goes kayaking
Family that had home tested and mitigated for radon
Denetrick Powers at HNA
John Hesch, anger management instructor at TCMC
Norma Young interacts with community paramedic.
kris reading a story
Korpo with her two children
Monsiou Dimerson with her bike
young man in garden
Women sitting at desk
women smiling outside
Older man smiling
Women on phone
Buoys in water
Girl smiling

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Environmental Response Fund (ERF) grants fund the assessment and cleanup of contaminated sites where conditions present a threat to human health or the environment, but where lack funding and added environmental costs hinder site improvements or redevelopment.

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