WHEREAS, this year the State of California celebrates 131 years of public health activities; and,
WHEREAS, public health services and programs are a high priority for the residents of California and the City and County of San Francisco; and,
WHEREAS, public health programs strive to address the underlying causes of ill health, reduce disease and injury, and promote the health of all people: and,
WHEREAS, the first week of April is celebrated as “National Public Health Week” in 46 States, including California; and,
WHEREAS, public health professionals and community partners who promote public health play important roles in providing for the health and welfare of our citizens, and their efforts are worthy of widespread praise and appreciated; now, therefore, be it,
RESOLVED, that the Health Commission recognizes the contributions and achievements of Public Health and Public Health professionals in addressing the issues of preventable disease, disability, and death in our community.
I hereby certify that the Health Commission at its meeting of April 2, 2002 adopted the foregoing resolution.
Michele M. Olson, Executive Secretary to the Health Commission