Durham Health Summit 2018 Summary Report

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16th Durham Health Summit Building a Healthy Community: We’re All Connected Summary of Attendees’ Input EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The goals of the 16th Durham Health Summit on June 8, 2018 were to: strengthen cross-sector engagement; share information from the 2017 Durham County Community Health Assessment; launch the two focus areas of the Healthy Durham Facilitative Platform; deepen individual and collective understanding … Read More

WIC rolls out new tools to make its program easier and more convenient for Durham parents

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WIC families no longer have to worry about making time for inconvenient appointments or delaying checkout times at grocery stores when using WIC benefits. Durham families in need of optimally nutritious food for their infants and children will find WIC to be less hassle and more convenient thanks to new features WIC is a federal grant program that provides nutrition … Read More

With fruits and vegetables, clinic builds a healthier community

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By Bryan Roth, Duke Health If a kitchen can be the center of community in a home, it’s fitting that the Duke Outpatient Clinic is filling that role for Durham residents through its Fresh Produce Program. For almost two years, staff, providers and medical students have helped food-insecure patients find needed comfort by filling their fridges and pantries. Each month, … Read More