Women's Health Week
WHEREAS, Women’s Health Week is a weeklong health observance with the theme “It’s Your Time”; and
WHEREAS, Women’s Health Week encourages and empowers women to make their health a top priority; and
WHEREAS, North Dakota communities, businesses, government agencies, health organizations and other groups are working together to educate women about steps they can take to improve their physical and mental health and lower their risks of certain diseases; and
WHEREAS, Women’s Health Week is a celebration of women taking responsibility for their own health through greater knowledge and understanding; and
WHEREAS, North Dakota women are encouraged to promote health and prevent disease and illness by taking simple steps for a longer, healthier and happier life.
NOW, THEREFORE, as Governor of the State of North Dakota, I do hereby proclaim May 8-14, 2011, WOMEN’S HEALTH WEEK in the state of North Dakota.