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WHEREAS, Chronic disease affects millions of individuals throughout Nevada and accounts for 7 of the top 10 causes of premature death in Americans throughout 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, Chronic Disease Day promotes actionable resources to reduce individual risk and lower the rate of chronic disease in America; and

WHEREAS, Chronic Disease Day is supported by advocacy organizations dedicated to assisting patients with overcoming challenges with access to care throughout Nevada and across the United States; and

WHEREAS, Chronic Disease Awareness Day works to raise awareness about opportunities to improve individuals’ overall quality of life, lower overall health care costs through actionable resources and support positive practices for well-being; and

WHEREAS, The State of Nevada commends the many organizations, groups, agencies, and individuals working to increase awareness, provide education, encourage prevention, and promote accessible health care to reduce the prevalence and manage chronic disease in communities throughout the state; and

NOW, THEREFORE, I, STEVE SISOLAK, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim July 10, 2022, as

CHRONIC DISEASE DAY IN NEVADA

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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 6th day of July 2022

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