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"Baltimore's Food Deserts: Offering Fresh Food Options Across The City" (NBC Today Show, June 29, 2014)

How residents are combatting Baltimore’s food deserts

More than 20 percent of Baltimore residents live in a food desert without access to fresh produce. Now, some are taking matters into their own hands and providing new options for healthy eating. TODAY’s Erica Hill reports.

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Mayor Rawlings-Blake and Health Commissioner Wen Announce Significant Reduction in Teen Pregnancies

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Health Commissioner Leana Wen, M.D. joined with youth advocates to announce a significant reduction in Baltimore’s teen birth rate.

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Flu Vaccination Clinics for Uninsured/Underinsured Baltimore Residents

Everyone 6 months and older should get vaccinated, with a few rare exceptions. BCHD has scheduled special immunization clinics for uninsured or underinsured Baltimore City residents.

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Flu Shot Clinics For Seniors

The Baltimore City Health Department, in partnership with Maxim Health Services, will offer flu shots to seniors at six clinics in September.

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