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COHP ó Community Oral Health Programs Discussion List

About COHP
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This discussion list is designed to help local oral health directors and personnel improve access to oral health services. It has been developed and is hosted by the National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center at the request of the Health Resources and Services Administrationís Maternal and Child Health Bureau.

What is Community Oral Health Programs?
Community Oral Health Programs is an e-mail forum designed to facilitate communication among local oral health program personnel. Members from across the country will have the opportunity to submit inquiries or comments to the group and to reply to othersí messages by e-mail. With the list, you will be able to discuss the operation of oral health programs, ask questions, explore potential solutions, and share ideas.

Who will participate in Community Oral Health Programs?
Currently there are about 550 participants. Anyone with an interest in local oral health program issues can participate.

How does Community Oral Health Programs work?
Messages may be sent to all discussion list participants simply by directing an e-mail message to The following suggestions are intended to increase the usefulness of the discussion list:

- Please tailor the Subject line of your message to the topic you would like to discuss.

- While participants may use the discussion list to write or respond directly to individuals, all participants will view your questions or comments. So that all participants may benefit from the conversation, please direct your entry to the entire body of participants.

- If you wish to correspond solely with an individual, you must post your message to that personís e-mail address.

- Choosing "reply" will send your e-mail to the person who posted that message. If you would like to send to the entire list, make sure that you have "" in the address field.

Whom should I contact about the operation of Community Oral Health Programs?
Please contact Sarah Kolo, List Administrator, by e-mail at: or by telephone at (202) 784-9553.

To see the collection of prior postings to the list, visit the COHP Archives. (The current archive is only available to the list members.)

Subscribing to COHP

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