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WHEREAS, chronic disease affects more than 500,000 Nevadans and causes seven out of 10 deaths in the United States; and

WHEREAS, the most common chronic diseases, including cardiovascular, stroke, type 2 diabetes and obesity, are also the most avoidable; and

WHEREAS, widespread awareness, understanding of chronic disease prevention, and personal accountability is critical to improve quality of life and reduce the number of chronic disease related deaths; and

WHEREAS, Chronic Disease Awareness Day is supported by organizations in the Silver State dedicated to assisting patients and promoting access to care;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BRIAN SANDOVAL, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim  July 10, 2017 as

 Chronic Disease Awareness Day in Nevada

 

 Proclamation Seal Only                         Signatures of Governor Brian Sandoval, Barbara Cegaske & Scott Anderson