Fall Awareness Prevention Day Proclamation Signing

CPS attended the presentation of the Falls Awareness Prevention Day proclamation today in the Governor’s Office in Jefferson City.   Ten members of the Show-Me Falls Free Missouri Coalition were in attendance.   This year, Falls Awareness Prevention Day will be recognized on Friday, September 21, with numerous activities occurring statewide to educate our communities on actions to take to prevent falls.   For more information, visit the Show Me Falls Free Missouri website.

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