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Celebrate Health Literacy Week

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TALLAHASSEE—Celebrate Literacy Week is observed January 26–30 to highlight the important connection between reading and health. The Florida Department of Health has partnered with the Florida Department of Education and the Dairy Council of Florida to promote the “Health Literacy in the Classroom” reading project. Volunteer readers participating in the project visit Pre-K, Kindergarten and first grade classrooms across the state to read “SunnyBell’s Dairy Farm Adventure” book, an educational children’s book produced by the Dairy Council of Florida.