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Posted on: February 7, 2013

[ARCHIVED] Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week

On motion of Councilman Dianetti, seconded by Councilman Palermo, the following resolution was

WHEREAS, the health and well-being of all children throughout our Town are of paramount importance to the Town of Victor families and communities; and

WHEREAS, thousands of children are born with birth defects every year, including approximately 40,000 children in the United States who begin life with one of more than thirty-five identified forms of congenital heart defects; and

WHEREAS, congenital heart defects are among our areas most common birth defects and they are often fatal due to their seriousness, a lack of effective medical intervention options and the limited availability of infant donor hearts; and

WHEREAS, the origins and symptoms of congenital heart defects are becoming more readily identifiable and the range of surgical options are expanding continuously thanks to doctors’ and scientists’ diligent research efforts and field experiences that extend our body of knowledge every day; and

WHEREAS, there is much to learn about the causes of and effective treatments for congenital heart defects and it is important for parents, pediatricians and nurses to recognize the warning signs associated with congenital heart defects among newborns so they may provide proper treatment as early as possible; and

WHEREAS, many of the Town of Victor families and communities are directly or indirectly affected by infant illness and death caused by congenital heart defects, and we applaud the efforts of doctors and scientists everywhere who work diligently to solve life’s medical mysteries and to improve the quality of life for us all;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Supervisor Jack Marren, along with the Town Board do hereby recognize February 7-14, 2013 as CONGENITAL HEART DEFECT AWARENESS WEEK in the Town of Victor, and we call this observance to the attention of all our citizens.

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