Yavapai County

Health

Arizonans have the 12th best levels of lung health in America (study)

Study ranks locations based on smoking rates and pollution levels over 5 years Yavapai county emerged in position #1; Pinal came last The Lung Institute, a source for pulmonary information for better lung health, including disease prevention and management, commissioned a national study to establish a ranking of lung health across America, over a five-year

University of Arizona Cooperative Extension

New Director Takes the Helm of U of Arizona Yavapai County Cooperative Extension

The University of Arizona, Yavapai County Cooperative Extension welcomes Matt Halldorson as the new County Extension Director and Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR) Agent as of July 25, 2022. Matt replaces Jeff Schalau, who retired in July 2021. As Extension Director, Matt supports 4-H Youth Development, STEM, Family Consumer and Health Sciences (Food Safety, Child

Yavapai College

REDC Receives Rural Business Development Grant – Yavapai College

Funding will be used to expand SBDC services to rural businesses Businesses in rural communities across Yavapai County will soon benefit from consulting services thanks to a USDA grant awarded to the Regional Economic Development Center (REDC) at Yavapai College. The REDC submitted a grant proposal to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and

Downwinders

Radiation Exposure Compensation Act Extended for Downwinders – Sharlot Hall Museum

On June 7, 2022, President Joe Biden signed into law the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) Extension Act of 2022. This act extends federal assistance for two years to “Downwinders”—residents of northern Arizona, southern Utah, and southern Nevada who were exposed to radiation carried by wind from nuclear testing at the Nevada Testing Site between

Arizona Community Foundation of Yavapai County

Arizona Community Foundation of Yavapai County Publishes Worthy Projects List for 2022

The Arizona Community Foundation of Yavapai County has published its annual Worthy Projects List, a document of programs and projects in need of more funding than was available during the foundation’s annual competitive grant cycle. This list gives potential donors insight into the specific needs of local nonprofits, confidence that the organization is in good

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