FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                               May 23, 2014
                     Contact: William Gerrish                              (860) 509-7270
DPH to Launch Chronic Disease Plan

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The Connecticut Department of Public Health will officially launch “Live Healthy Connecticut” - a coordinated chronic disease prevention and health promotion plan for Connecticut. The plan includes ambitious yet achievable 5-year objectives and strategies to reduce the burden of chronic diseases while promoting health and health equity in Connecticut.
 Wednesday, May 28, 2014
 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

 State Capitol Room 310
 210 Capitol Avenue

Dr. Jewel Mullen, Commissioner, Department of Public Health
Patricia Baker, President and CEO, Connecticut Health Foundation
Theresa Conroy, State Representative, Derby, Seymour, Beacon Falls
Lucinda Hogarty, Director, Connecticut Cancer Partnership
Dr. Mehul Dalal, Chronic Disease Director, Department of Public Health
Pat Checko, Public Health Advocate
Renee Coleman-Mitchell, Chief, Community Health and Prevention, DPH