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March 13, 2024

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  • Join us at this year’s Opioid Summit!
  • Find out what you can see at next week’s Board of Health study session.
  • Learn more about natural yard care.

Updates

Join this year’s Opioid Summit

Opioid overdose is the most common cause of accidental death in Pierce County. You can help us save lives!

  • Join us Thursday, March 21, in Puyallup as we partner with Pierce County, Elevate Health and City of Tacoma for Tacoma-Pierce County Opioid Task Force’s annual summit.
  • You’ll learn how to stop the stigma of opioid use, hear about state and local opioid settlement funds and more.

Register today! Questions? Email ShyAnn Keenan at skeenan@tpchd.org

Here’s what you’ll see at next week’s Board of Health meeting

You can hear a few updates next week, March 20, at our Board of Health study session. You’ll learn about our work:

  • In Springbrook as one of our Communities of Focus.
  • Partnering with the City of Tacoma in participatory budgeting.

Look for our agenda later this week online. Questions? Email Pat Darden at pdarden@tpchd.org.

Learn about natural yard care

Want to learn how to keep your landscape and environment healthy? Join one of our upcoming Natural Yard Care webinars!

Natural yard care emphasizes:

  • Proper plant care and lawn management.
  • Wise water and fertilizer use.
  • Proper plant placement.
  • Healthy soil conditions.

Register for a webinar today online.

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