Health District to Host Nurse Family Partnership Graduation
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
August 5, 2011
August 5, 2011
|Who:||First-time mothers and their children will be recognized for their completion of the Nurse-Family Partnership Program at a graduation ceremony hosted by the Southern Nevada Health District.|
The Nurse-Family Partnership is a nationwide, evidence-based community health program that assists women who are pregnant with their first child. The main goals of the program are to:
The program recently completed its second year and continues to receive high assessments from the national NFP office. The national program has been recognized by the Washington State Institute for Public Policy, the RAND Corporation, The Brookings Institute, Partnership for America’s Economic Success, Office of Juvenile Justice & Delinquency, and the Coalition for Evidence-Based Policy.
Speakers include: Dr. Lawrence Sands, Chief Health Officer of the Southern Nevada Health District; Joan Barrett, Nurse Family Partnership Consultant; Claudia Vigil, Nurse Family Partnership client
Health district staff and program clients will be available for media interviews.
|When:||1 p.m. |
Tuesday, August 9, 2011
|Where:|| The Auditorium at the Southern Nevada Health District |
625 Shadow Lane
Las Vegas, NV 89106
Visit the Media Contacts webpage for media related inquiries.
The Southern Nevada Health District serves as the local public health authority for Clark County, Boulder City, Henderson, Las Vegas, Mesquite and North Las Vegas. The agency safeguards the public health of the community’s residents and visitors through innovative programs, regulations, and initiatives focused on protecting and promoting their health and well-being. More information about the Health District, its programs, services, and the regulatory oversight it provides is available at www.SNHD.info.