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CDC awards oral health grants to Kansas, Texas and Vermont

Atlanta—The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Oct. 7 announced grants to Kansas, Texas and Vermont to strengthen their oral health programs and improve the oral health of residents. The grants are renewable for up to three years.

"CDC is committed to working together with states to help them improve their basic state oral health services," said Dr. William Kohn, director of CDC’s Division of Oral Health. The three new awards increase to 19 the number of states receiving CDC oral health support including Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, New York, North Dakota, Rhode Island, South Carolina and Wisconsin.

More information on the three state grants is available in CDC’s announcement.

More information on CDC oral health activities is posted at http://www.cdc.gov/oralhealth