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Operational and Statutory Capacity of Local Health Departments in the San Joaquin Valley

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Operational and Statutory Capacity of Local Health Departments in the San Joaquin Valley – Released October 28, 2013.

Despite having some of the state’s highest levels of poverty and poor health outcomes, the San Joaquin Valley receives less public health funding from state and federal sources than other California counties with similar populations according to a new report from the San Joaquin Valley Public Health Consortium. 

This report is the first to compare the operational capacity of local health departments in eight Valley counties to their peers in California.

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