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Updated: 04/09/2014 08:00:01AM

Working on Polk County’s health

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PHOTO BY STEVE STEINER


Florida Surgeon General Dr. John Armstrong spoke before a gathering in January at the Polk County History Center. He was there to promote a program aimed at reducing obesity.

By JEFF ROSLOW

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Last month, Polk County won three state recognitions in the health category as the Department of Health gave out 37 Healthy Weight Community Champions awards.

The award recognizes policies that promote physical activity and improve nutrition. Polk County and the cities of Lakeland and Winter Haven were given these awards in mid-March.

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