Restoring the Village

Youth and gang violence is a significant issue that impacts many communities across the United States, including Ft. Pierce’s Lincoln Park Neighborhood. Many different groups have come together such as law enforcement, public health, faith leaders, residents and other stakeholders to address the issue. They…

DC Department of Health and Volunteers Collaborate for a Successful “Concert for Valor”

On November 11, 2014, HBO, Starbucks, and Chase Bank hosted the “Concert for Valor” on the National Mall in Washington, DC. In honor of Veteran’s Day, the concert drew an estimated 800,000 attendees, with the crowd size larger than many Fourth of July celebrations and…

“Back2School” Immunization Clinic runs smoothly using Incident Command System

Working with state and local partners, Dakota County Public Health Department vaccinated 120 students entering 7th through 12th grade to comply with updated Minnesota School Immunization Laws. The clinic was organized utilizing the Incident Command System and demonstrated emergency preparedness capabilities.

“Humpty Dumpty Had a Great Fall”

The 3rd Annual "Humpty Dumpty Had a Great Fall," a falls prevention conference for older adults, was held on October 17, 2014. The conference was hosted by the Idaho State University Physical Therapy Program and the Falls Prevention Program at Southeastern Idaho Public Health. Attendees…