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Entries in WOHF (26)

Tuesday
Apr012014

WOHF NEEDS VOLUNTEERS!

The Washington Oral Health Foundation needs your help to provide Oral Health presentations in the following cities through May. Presentation materials, hygiene kits, slide presentations, and instructions on how to present the materials will be provided by Foundation staff. If you would like to volunteer, please contact Launa Lea at (206) 973-5234 or email Launa at launa@wsda.org

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Friday
Feb282014

WOHF AROUND THE STATE

WOHF RECOGNIZES FOUNDATION SUPERSTAR
Dr. Sarah Hill has adopted 43 schools in the Mount Baker District area — in Anacortes, Burlington, Oak Harbor, Sedro Woolley and more. She’s amazing to be around, very personable and giving. We had activities in three different rooms and all of the kids wanted to be in the room with her. She has this positive energy that makes you at easy to be around her.

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Monday
Oct282013

School Presentations on Oral Health

The Washington Oral Health Foundation (WOHF) is active this school year, with a number of oral health presentations already lined up for fall.  Last Wednesday, WOHF saw its first high school group, presenting on the importance of good oral health and the dangers of tobacco and meth use.  60 students at West Auburn Senior High School in Auburn WA received information and engaged in discussion about the effects that cigarettes, spit tobacco and methamphetamines have on the body.  “We are an alternative high school,” said Noreen Kebba, the family and consumer science teacher at West Auburn, “so our students really need this information.” 

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Tuesday
Oct152013

WOHF MEETS WITH SCHOOL NURSES TO DISCUSS ADOPT-A-SCHOOL; VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

The Washington Oral Health Foundation (WOHF) has supported school nurses for years through the Adopt-a-School program, which links dental offices with local schools to provide emergency care to students who lack access to care or a dental home.

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