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Posted on: February 18, 2016

[ARCHIVED] County Executive Gardner Raises Awareness of Significant Public Health Issues

Citing her responsibility to oversee the health and welfare of county citizens, Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner today addressed growing concerns about public health issues such as the Zika virus, the flu and heart disease.

“We’re seeing increased media coverage about the spread of the Zika virus and I want to make sure our citizens have the most accurate information,” said Executive Gardner. “There are steps our citizens can take to prevent the spread of this virus and precautions that can be taken, especially by pregnant women and those who have international travel plans. We have an obligation to our families, coworkers, and community to learn about the risks of this disease and to act to reduce them.”

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