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Ketchikan Borough Assembly greenlights deal with school district to settle health care debt - KRBD

Ketchikan Borough Assembly greenlights deal with school district to settle health care debt – KRBD

Borough of Ketchikan offices are in the White Cliff Building (KRBD staff photo) The Ketchikan Borough Assembly granted a reprieve to the local school district after threatening earlier to bill the school district directly for health care expenses. This is the latest development in an ongoing dispute between the Borough of Ketchikan and the school …

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Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg commits $9 million to mental health awareness

Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg commits $9 million to mental health awareness

As New York City reckons with a shortage of psychiatric beds and other resources, Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg has set aside $9 million to help individuals experiencing mental illness — and, when possible, keep them out of the court system. “We’re in the middle of a mental health crisis with people in distress, particularly …

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Borough's decision to require Ketchikan School District to pay medical bills in full next year would mean deep cuts, officials say - Reuters

Borough’s decision to require Ketchikan School District to pay medical bills in full next year would mean deep cuts, officials say – Reuters

Ketchikan High School. (KRBD file photo by Leila Kheiry) Ketchikan Gateway Borough’s plan to bill the local school district directly for health care expenses would result in a dramatic reduction in school programming if it takes effect Jan. 1 as planned, according to the Ketchikan School District. Officials told the Ketchikan School Board last week …

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Patch News

Park District Plan for Mental Health Land “What We Need”: Reps.

TINLEY PARK, IL — State lawmakers are praising the Tinley Park-Park District for its vision for the vacant land at the Tinley Mental Health Center, calling it “the only plan we’ve seen to revitalize the area and create a greater good for the community and its neighbours.” In a letter sent to the Park District …

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The Snohomish Health District building in Everett. (Sue Misao / The Herald)

Snohomish Health District merger cuts retiree insurance | HeraldNet.com

EVERETT — As the merger of Snohomish Health District and Snohomish County became final, dozens of retirees learned they would lose access to their health insurance. In recent weeks, several former health district employees contacted the Daily Herald when they learned that in 2023 they would be deprived of their access to high-quality health benefits …

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The Tinley Park District has ambitious plans for the mental health center grounds, including the domed football pitch, as it competes with the village

The Tinley Park District has ambitious plans for the mental health center grounds, including the domed football pitch, as it competes with the village

Multiple multi-purpose sports pitches, a domed regulation-sized football pitch and a stadium with a running track are among the ideas the Tinley Park District is proposing as it considers buying and redeveloping a state-owned property. Tinley Park officials are also keen to acquire. The Park District released draft plans on Wednesday for the 280-acre site, …

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FM Schools District Offers Mental Health Workshops: Schools Put Mental Health First

FM Schools District Offers Mental Health Workshops: Schools Put Mental Health First

FAYETTEVILLE-MANLIUS, NY (WSYR-TV) – The Fayetteville Manlius School District is offering three virtual workshops focused on mental health and wellness awareness for families starting Monday, Dec. 5. The district is hosting these virtual workshops as part of its ongoing efforts to improve the well-being of its students. $3.3 million in funding awarded to expand youth …

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Bronzeville district street named for black pioneer William Finlayson

The Milwaukee road between West Capitol Drive and West Walnut Street — formerly North 5th Street — will now be known as Dr. William Finlayson Street. Finlayson, a beloved obstetrician and gynecologist who has practiced for nearly 40 years, has welcomed thousands of infants worldwide. The Florida-born doctor became the first black OB-GYN to work …

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The Tinley Park District is interested in buying the former Mental Health Centre, property long coveted by the village

The Tinley Park District is interested in buying the former Mental Health Centre, property long coveted by the village

The Tinley Park District is interested in purchasing the former Tinley Park Mental Health Center and adjacent Howe Development Centre, property which the village has long considered acquiring and redeveloping. Park board members at a special meeting Monday asked the district’s newly hired law firm to notify the Illinois Department of Central Management Services of …

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Kimberly Barraza is running for the Desert Healthcare District Zone 6 seat in November.

Two vying for Desert Health District Zone 6 headquarters

Two Indio residents are vying for the Desert Healthcare District Zone 6 seat, the only contested race in the district. Kimberly Barraza, health policy advisor, and Chauncey L. Thompson, director of a CPA firm, are seeking four-year terms. In the last election, voters supported dividing the council into seven zones. This year Karen Borja, who …

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