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Notice to Readers National Public Health Week

April 1-7, 1996, has been designated as National Public Health Week. During this week, federal, state, and local public health agencies will collaborate with private and educational organizations to promote healthy lifestyles, encourage communitywide health-protecting actions, and highlight the unique and essential services of the public health system. This year's theme, "Celebrating Success," focuses on the approximately 25 years of average life expectancy that have been added during the 1900s through population-based or public health efforts.

Additional information about National Public Health Week is available from local and state health departments or the national offices of the American Public Health Association, telephone (202) 789-5600; the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, telephone (202) 546-5400; the National Association of County and City Health Officials, telephone (202) 783-5550; the National Association of Local Boards of Health, telephone (419) 353-7714; or CDC's Office of Communications (404) 639-3286.

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