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WHEREAS, chronic disease affects thousands of individuals throughout Nevada and causes seven out of every ten deaths in the United States; and

WHEREAS, hundreds of thousands of Americans suffer from unpreventable and costly chronic and rare conditions, while the deadliest and costliest chronic diseases, including cardiovascular, stroke, diabetes, cancer, and obesity, are also the most preventable; and

WHEREAS, this day provides an opportunity to raise public awareness of self-care best practices to reduce individual risk and lower national health care costs for everyone; and

WHEREAS, Chronic Disease Day is supported by non-profit and disease support groups across the Silver State dedicated to assisting patients to overcome challenges with access to care;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, STEVE SISOLAK, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim July 10, 2019, as

CHRONIC DISEASE DAY

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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Nevada to be affixed at the State Capitol in Carson City, this 24th day of June, 2019

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