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2-1-1 Use Steadily Increasing

It’s been available in Nevada County for five years, but there are still a lot of people who don’t know about 2-1-1, the simple three-digit number you can call for information about several services. Lori Burkart-Frank is Chair of the 2-1-1 Advisory Committee, and says it was quite a collaborative effort to get the service here…

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And while 2-1-1 maybe still hasn’t completely caught on, it is gaining in popularity. The service answered 823 calls during the month of December. Burkart-Frank says you call anytime, and you’ll get a live person in Nevada County…

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Nevada County was the first rural county in California to have 2-1-1 service, which is a national program. Last Wednesday, February 11, was National 2-1-1 Day.

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