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Governor’s Weekly Message: Creating Healthier Communities Through Nurse-Family Partnership

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Kent County | Sussex County | Date Posted: Friday, August 22, 2014



As a guest host for the Governor’s weekly message, filmed at Children & Families First, Division of Public HealthDirector Dr. Karyl Rattay discusses expansion of the Nurse-Family Partnership in Delaware and its positive impact on the children and families who participate in the program.

“The initiative is based on over 37 years of research that has found amazing results: a decrease in pre-term deliveries for women who smoke and nearly a 50% reduction in child abuse and neglect cases,” said Dr. Rattay. “The women are more likely to eat healthy, stop smoking, enroll in school, find work, and achieve better health outcomes for their children.

Every week, the Governor’s office releases a new Weekly Message in video, audio, and transcript form. The message is available on:

 

YouTube:http://youtu.be/jN8E1lRHHE4

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Governor’s Weekly Message: Creating Healthier Communities Through Nurse-Family Partnership

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Kent County | Sussex County | Date Posted: Friday, August 22, 2014



As a guest host for the Governor’s weekly message, filmed at Children & Families First, Division of Public HealthDirector Dr. Karyl Rattay discusses expansion of the Nurse-Family Partnership in Delaware and its positive impact on the children and families who participate in the program.

“The initiative is based on over 37 years of research that has found amazing results: a decrease in pre-term deliveries for women who smoke and nearly a 50% reduction in child abuse and neglect cases,” said Dr. Rattay. “The women are more likely to eat healthy, stop smoking, enroll in school, find work, and achieve better health outcomes for their children.

Every week, the Governor’s office releases a new Weekly Message in video, audio, and transcript form. The message is available on:

 

YouTube:http://youtu.be/jN8E1lRHHE4

Delaware.Gov: http://governor.delaware.gov/podcast_video.shtml

By email: Please contact our press team to subscribe to our press list

Facebook: www.facebook.com/governormarkell

Twitter:  www.twitter.com/governormarkell

Transcript of The Governor’s Weekly Message:Creating Healthier Communities Through Nurse-Family Partnership

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