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Healthy Savannah’s Community Health Advocates Share Personal Stories in Promoting Awareness of the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccination Equity to Prevent Certain Cancers

(SAVANNAH, GA) If you had the power to prevent certain cancers in your family members, would you? That’s the question Healthy Savannah is asking in a new outreach campaign intended to promote awareness and acceptance of the human papillomavirus (HPV) […]

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Healthy Savannah Awarded $150,000 Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccination Equity Initiative Grant to Prevent Certain Cancers

(SAVANNAH, Ga.) Cervical cancer rates in Georgia average about 8 per 100,000 women, slightly higher than the national average. But cervical cancer incidence rates in some Georgia counties are even higher, and among Black women, mortality rates are almost 1.5x

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Healthy Savannah’s Faith and Health Coalition Hosts April 21 Faith Walk at Lake Mayer

(SAVANNAH, GA) Healthy Savannah’s Faith and Health Coalition will host a free community event to celebrate health, wellness and springtime fun on Sunday, April 21 at Lake Mayer Community Park. Those planning to attend are encouraged to RSVP at https://www.punchbowl.com/parties/39cba6fa531bc8c713f8

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American Public Health Association Recognizes Healthy Savannah for Community Health Advocate Program

(SAVANNAH, GA) COVID-19 vaccination rates for Black and Hispanic residents living in Savannah and Chatham County have risen measurably over the past 18 months. Now, Healthy Savannah is receiving national attention for its Community Health Advocate program developed to elevate

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Healthy Savannah Recognizes Partnerships with Black-Led Organizations and Businesses in Observation of Black History Month

(SAVANNAH, GA) Healthy Savannah works and collaborates with nearly 200 organizations across Savannah to effectively complete the work of big-picture policy, system, and environmental change. In observation of Black History Month throughout February, Healthy Savannah is pleased to celebrate these

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Healthy Savannah Calls on City and County to Enact Policies to Improve Healthy Food Access and Equity

(SAVANNAH, Ga.) Over the past year, representatives from Healthy Savannah have been working with community advocates to redesign the Savannah Chatham Food Policy Council (SCFPC). Now, the group’s purpose, focus, and organizational makeup have been restructured to address the current

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