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Public Health Rep. 2000 Mar-Jun; 115(2-3): 228–233.
PMCID: PMC1308716

The school as the center of a healthy community.

Abstract

Educational institutions have long been an important focus for public health initiatives. Their readily accessible populations of young people provide an excellent forum for health education, vaccination, and other public health interventions. However, schools can also play an important role as various sectors of the community seek to build new relationships. This article explores opportunities for public health leadership in strengthening schools, an important community asset.

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