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Black Hawk County Health gets national award

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WATERLOO (KWWL) -- The Black Hawk County Health Department is getting national help in its fight against diabetes.

The department announced Tuesday it will get $2,500 from the Medicare Diabetes Screening Project.  260 groups applied for the award.  The Black Hawk County Health Department was among 13 community based organizations across the nation to receive the award.

The group says the money will be used to educate seniors citizens in Black Hawk County about the benefits of diabetes screenings.

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