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MEDIA ADVISORY: Wear Blue on April 10 To Support Child Abuse Prevention

By Florida Department of Health, Office of Communications

April 08, 2015

Media Advisory
April 8, 2015

Contact: Communications Office
(850) 245-4111


TALLAHASSEE—April is Child Abuse Awareness & Prevention Month and the Florida Department of Health invites you to raise awareness for Child Abuse Prevention by participating in Wear Blue Day.

The department is proud to support the national Pinwheels for Prevention campaign to promote a community-wide commitment to healthy child development. Wear Blue Day is just one of many Pinwheels for Prevention campaign activities taking place in April in recognition of Child Abuse Prevention Month. A searchable online database of local Pinwheels for Prevention events is available at

WHAT:Wear Blue Day
WHEN:Friday, April 10, 2015
WHERE:Everywhere Across the Country

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