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145.985 HEALTH PROMOTION AND WELLNESS.

Community health boards as defined in section 145A.02, subdivision 5, may work with schools, health care providers, and others to coordinate health and wellness programs in their communities. In order to meet the requirements of this section, community health boards may:

(1) provide instruction, technical assistance, and recommendations on how to evaluate project outcomes;

(2) assist with on-site health and wellness programs utilizing volunteers and others addressing health and wellness topics including smoking, nutrition, obesity, and others; and

(3) encourage health and wellness programs consistent with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Community Guide and goals consistent with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Healthy People 2010 initiative.